Location of Arcadia within Iron County, Missouri
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|• Total||0.84 sq mi (2.18 km2)|
|• Land||0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||591|
|• Density||720/sq mi (280/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP code||63621 |
|FIPS code||29-01648 |
|GNIS feature ID||0748606 |
As of the census of 2010, there were 608 people, 293 households, and 164 families residing in the city. The population density was 732.5 inhabitants per square mile (282.8 /km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 385.5 per square mile (148.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.7% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 293 households of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.0% were non-families. 39.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.65.
The median age in the city was 46.7 years. 19.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 567 people, 266 households, and 167 families residing in the city. The population density was 677.6 people per square mile (260.6/km²). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 356.1 per square mile (137.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.77% White, 0.71% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.53% from other races, and 2.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.
There were 266 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.75.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,333, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $16,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,374. About 10.9% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.2% of those under age 18 and 15.7% of those age 65 or over.
In popular culture
Author Melissa Miles McCarter uses the setting of Arcadia, Missouri in her fiction.
- Parke M. Banta, former U.S. Representative from Missouri.
- James Robinson McCormick, former United States Representative from Missouri.
- Frank Nuderscher, former illustrator, muralist, and painter of the American Impressionism style.
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Iron County, Missouri
- Arcadia College
- Arcadia Valley
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Arcadia, Missouri; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
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- Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 7.
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 176.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.