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People

Total Population 1,030
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 362
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 44.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,969

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,417
% Above Poverty Level 65.9%
% Below Poverty Level 34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $557
Median House Value $88,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 10.1%

La Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 97 miles W of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Ballard
Standard Zip Codes 42056
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.076
Longitude -88.973

La Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOVELACEVILLE
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Station PADUCAH BARKLEY RGNL AP
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station BARDWELL 2 E
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, La Center, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gage (42056)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 383 $27,031
Bardwell 783 $39,079
Barlow 805 $36,250
Kevil 343 $55,625
Wickliffe 625 $38,333
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