Crane, Missouri

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Crane, Missouri
City
Location of Crane, Missouri
Location of Crane, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°54′14″N 93°34′16″W / 36.90389°N 93.57111°W / 36.90389; -93.57111Coordinates: 36°54′14″N 93°34′16″W / 36.90389°N 93.57111°W / 36.90389; -93.57111
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stone
Area[1]
 • Total 1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Land 1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,462
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,421
 • Density 961.8/sq mi (371.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65633
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-17074[4]
GNIS feature ID 0716460[5]

Crane (formerly Hickory Grove)[6] is a city in Stone County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,462 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

In the early 1800s Crane was known as Hickory Grove, but when a post office was to be placed in the town the citizens were informed that there was already a town known as Hickory Grove and needed to choose a new name. The citizens decided on Crane due to the great number of blue cranes that lived along Crane Creek.[7]

Geography[edit]

Crane is located at 36°54′14″N 93°34′16″W / 36.90389°N 93.57111°W / 36.90389; -93.57111 (36.903813, -93.571128)[8].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.52 square miles (3.94 km2), all of it land.[1]

Crane Creek flows through the city.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,462 people, 558 households, and 347 families residing in the city. The population density was 961.8 inhabitants per square mile (371.4 /km2). There were 663 housing units at an average density of 436.2 per square mile (168.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 558 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,390 people, 541 households, and 333 families residing in the city. The population density was 944.9 people per square mile (365.1/km²). There were 630 housing units at an average density of 428.3 per square mile (165.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.62% White, 0.07% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 2.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 541 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,848, and the median income for a family was $31,806. Males had a median income of $26,583 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,120. About 15.2% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 28.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Don Johnson best known for his portrayal of Nash Bridges in the television show of the same name. [9]

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. ^ "History of Crane". Crane, MO. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Hemphill, Mary. "Early History of Crane". The White River Valley Historical Quarterly. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Don Johnson Biography". Biography.com. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 

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