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People

Total Population 1,080
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 364
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,938
% Above Poverty Level 68.2%
% Below Poverty Level 31.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $88,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 8.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 380 $27,857
Bardwell 760 $44,444
Barlow 675 $41,023
Kevil 521 $55,833
Wickliffe 705 $41,607

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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