Armstrong, Missouri

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Armstrong, Missouri
City
Location of Armstrong, Missouri
Location of Armstrong, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°16′8″N 92°42′3″W / 39.26889°N 92.70083°W / 39.26889; -92.70083Coordinates: 39°16′8″N 92°42′3″W / 39.26889°N 92.70083°W / 39.26889; -92.70083
Country United States
State Missouri
County Howard
Area[1]
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 284
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 286
 • Density 346.3/sq mi (133.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65230
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-01954[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713388[5]

Armstrong is a city in Howard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 284 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Armstrong is located at 39°16′8″N 92°42′3″W / 39.26889°N 92.70083°W / 39.26889; -92.70083 (39.268832, -92.700938).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 284 people, 111 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 346.3 inhabitants per square mile (133.7/km2). There were 137 housing units at an average density of 167.1 per square mile (64.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 1.8% African American, 2.1% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races.

There were 111 households of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 287 people, 115 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 340.5 people per square mile (131.9/km²). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 168.5 per square mile (65.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.33% White, 5.92% African American, and 1.74% from two or more races.

There were 115 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $19,250 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,055. About 9.0% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.8% of those sixty five or over.

Notable residents[edit]

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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