Center is located in northeast Missouri. Center is part of Ralls County. Center has 0.40 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Center population is 379, which has shrunk 41.15% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Center median household income is $27,250 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.07% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 25.91% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Center median house value is $65,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 52.57% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 52.06% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Center is better than the state average in quality. The Center area code is 573.