Bloomfield, Missouri

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Bloomfield, Missouri
City
Location of Bloomfield, Missouri
Location of Bloomfield, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°53′16″N 89°55′48″W / 36.88778°N 89.93000°W / 36.88778; -89.93000Coordinates: 36°53′16″N 89°55′48″W / 36.88778°N 89.93000°W / 36.88778; -89.93000
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stoddard
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Scott Staggs
Area[1]
 • Total 1.35 sq mi (3.50 km2)
 • Land 1.35 sq mi (3.50 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 482 ft (147 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,933
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,909
 • Density 1,431.9/sq mi (552.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63825
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-06382[4]
GNIS feature ID 0714383[5]

Bloomfield is a city in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,933 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Stoddard County.[6]

History[edit]

The Stars and Stripes Museum located at Bloomfield, Missouri,

Bloomfield was platted in 1835.[7] It was named from the wildflowers covering the town site.[8]

Geography[edit]

Bloomfield is located at 36°53′16″N 89°55′48″W / 36.88778°N 89.93000°W / 36.88778; -89.93000 (36.887831, -89.930131).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,933 people, 791 households, and 527 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,431.9 inhabitants per square mile (552.9 /km2). There were 893 housing units at an average density of 661.5 per square mile (255.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.81% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 791 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.4% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 41.7 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,952 people, 791 households, and 533 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,396.9 people per square mile (538.3/km²). There were 870 housing units at an average density of 622.6 per square mile (239.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.72% White, 0.10% African American, 0.31% Native American, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 791 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,426, and the median income for a family was $31,944. Males had a median income of $26,011 versus $15,455 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,546. About 14.2% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.4% of those under age 18 and 22.0% 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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 18. 
  8. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 366. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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