Location of Braymer, Missouri
|• Total||0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)|
|• Land||0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||764 ft (233 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||856|
|• Density||1,488.1/sq mi (574.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0714659|
Braymer was laid out in 1887. It was named for Judge Daniel Braymer, a banker.
In 1950 Braymer had a population of 955.
As of the census of 2010, there were 878 people, 368 households, and 234 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,488.1 inhabitants per square mile (574.6 /km2). There were 429 housing units at an average density of 727.1 per square mile (280.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.
There were 368 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.99.
The median age in the city was 36.6 years. 28.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 22.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 910 people, 392 households, and 248 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,617.1 people per square mile (627.4/km²). There were 451 housing units at an average density of 801.4 per square mile (311.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.57% White, 0.22% Native American, 0.33% Asian, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.
There were 392 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,667, and the median income for a family was $35,391. Males had a median income of $28,304 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,518. About 7.8% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.
- James Kirkpatrick, politician
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 266.
- Braymer, My Hometown
- Historic maps of Braymer in the Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection at the University of Missouri