Callao, Missouri

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Callao
City
Location of Callao, Missouri
Location of Callao, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°45′41″N 92°37′25″W / 39.76139°N 92.62361°W / 39.76139; -92.62361Coordinates: 39°45′41″N 92°37′25″W / 39.76139°N 92.62361°W / 39.76139; -92.62361
Country United States
State Missouri
County Macon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 292
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 290
 • Density 572.5/sq mi (221.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63534
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-10486[4]
GNIS feature ID 0715203[5]

Callao is a city in Macon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 292 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Callao was laid out in 1858, a year before the railroad was extended to that point.[7][8] Callao is a Spanish name meaning "harbor". The town was probably named after the port city of Callao, in Peru.[9]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 498
1910 526 5.6%
1920 542 3.0%
1930 468 −13.7%
1940 398 −15.0%
1950 370 −7.0%
1960 329 −11.1%
1970 373 13.4%
1980 326 −12.6%
1990 332 1.8%
2000 291 −12.3%
2010 292 0.3%

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 292 people, 112 households, and 81 families residing in the city. The population density was 572.5 inhabitants per square mile (221.0 /km2). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 282.4 per square mile (109.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 1.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 112 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 39.8 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 33.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 291 people, 117 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 580.0 people per square mile (224.7/km²). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 303.0/sq mi (117.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.31% White, 0.34% Native American, and 0.34% from two or more races.

There were 117 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,659, and the median income for a family was $32,813. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $15,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,573. About 18.7% of families and 26.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 65.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.6% of those sixty five 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. ^ "Callao, MO". usa.com. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 32. 
  8. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 28. 
  9. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 191. 

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