Agency, Missouri

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Agency, Missouri
Village
Location of Agency, Missouri
Location of Agency, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°38′55″N 94°44′40″W / 39.64861°N 94.74444°W / 39.64861; -94.74444Coordinates: 39°38′55″N 94°44′40″W / 39.64861°N 94.74444°W / 39.64861; -94.74444
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
Area[1]
 • Total 4.30 sq mi (11.14 km2)
 • Land 4.25 sq mi (11.01 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 684
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 683
 • Density 160.9/sq mi (62.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64401
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-00298[4]
GNIS feature ID 0739972[5]

Agency is a village in Buchanan County, Missouri in the United States. The population was 684 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Agency was platted in 1865. It was formerly the site of an agency of the Sac and Fox Indians, hence the name.[6]

Geography[edit]

Agency is located at 39°38′55″N 94°44′40″W / 39.64861°N 94.74444°W / 39.64861; -94.74444 (39.648739, -94.744418)[7].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.30 square miles (11.14 km2), of which, 4.25 square miles (11.01 km2) of it is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 684 people, 257 households, and 210 families residing in the village. The population density was 160.9 inhabitants per square mile (62.1 /km2). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 63.1 per square mile (24.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.9% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 257 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.3% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 599 people, 214 households, and 176 families residing in the village. The population density was 309.3 people per square mile (119.2/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 114.6 per square mile (44.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.50% White, 0.50% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 214 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $49,375, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $37,969 versus $24,018 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,304. About 3.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 264. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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