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Overview

Introduction to Chillicothe, Missouri

Chillicothe, Missouri, in Livingston county, is located 67 miles NE of Independence, Missouri and 72 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri.

Chillicothe History

Chillicothe is a Shawnee word meaning "a big town." This city was incorporated by an act of the General Assembly in 1855. It was chosen as the county seat of Livingston County in 1838. Livingston County was settled by emigrants from older nearby counties and people from Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio.

Chillicothe and nearby Attractions

  • Grandriver Historical Society Museum
  • Simpson Park
  • Chillicothe Aquatic Center
  • Pershing State Park

Things To Do In Chillicothe

Mills Park, Danner Park and Simpson Park are the local parks. The Grandriver Historical Society Museum is a popular destination for those interested in history. The Green Hill Golf Course is the local golf course. The Freedom Run and Festival and the Festival of Lights are celebrated by the city every year.

Chillicothe Transportation

Kansas City International is the nearest major airport.

Chillicothe Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include North Central Missouri College, Central Methodist University, Missouri Valley College and William Jewell College.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,138
Male Share of the Population41.6%
Female Share of the Population58.4%
Senior Citizens19%
Employed Population 16+3,613
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married41.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,747
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,971
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,428

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,831
% Above Poverty Level75.6%
% Below Poverty Level24.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone35.8%
Median Gross Rent$614
Median House Value$88,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.3%
Irish12.9%
English6.9%
Italian1.9%
Scottish1.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Austrian0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Polish0.2%
Russian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Greek0.2%
African0.2%
West Indian0.1%
German0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Chillicothe Almanac

CategoryValue
County Livingston County
Standard Zip Codes64601
Phone Area Codes660
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.79
Approximate Longitude-93.55

Chillicothe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHILLICOTHE
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationTRENTON
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.4 inches
StationBROOKFIELD
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chula252$51,250
Laredo190$34,125
Ludlow123$0
Meadville461$50,893
Utica205$0
Wheeling317$38,500

Chillicothe Public Libraries

Livingston County Library
450 LOCUST ST
Chillicothe, Missouri
(660) 646-0547

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Chillicothe Hospitals

Hedrick Medical Center
(Non-profit)
100 Central Street
(660) 646-1480

Chillicothe Public Schools

Central Elem.
321 Elm
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-2359
Middle
Total Enrollment 283
Chillicothe High
2801 Hornet Rd
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-0700
High
Total Enrollment 566
Chillicothe Middle
1529 Calhoun
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-1916
Middle
Total Enrollment 402
Dewey Elem.
905 Dickinson
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-4255
Primary
Total Enrollment 259
Field Elem.
1100 Oak
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-2909
Primary
Total Enrollment 311
Garrison Elem.
209 Henry St
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-1653
Primary
Total Enrollment 95
Grand River Technical Sch.
1200 Fair St
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-3414
High
Verelle Peniston School
1530 Clay St
ZIP: 64601
(660) 646-4215
Other
Total Enrollment 22

Chillicothe Private Schools

Bishop Hogan Memorial School
1114 Trenton St
ZIP: 64601
Elementary
Total Enrollment 59
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