Dellwood, Missouri

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Dellwood, Missouri
City
Location of Dellwood, Missouri
Location of Dellwood, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°45′30″N 90°16′28″W / 38.75833°N 90.27444°W / 38.75833; -90.27444Coordinates: 38°45′30″N 90°16′28″W / 38.75833°N 90.27444°W / 38.75833; -90.27444
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area[1]
 • Total 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 538 ft (164 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 5,025
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 5,010
 • Density 4,878.6/sq mi (1,883.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-19018[4]
GNIS feature ID 0755982[5]

Dellwood is a city in north St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,025 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

Dellwood is located at 38°45′30″N 90°16′28″W / 38.75833°N 90.27444°W / 38.75833; -90.27444 (38.758250, -90.274461).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1960 4,720 —    
1970 7,137 +51.2%
1980 6,200 −13.1%
1990 5,245 −15.4%
2000 5,225 −0.4%
2010 5,025 −3.8%

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 5,025 people, 1,834 households, and 1,336 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,878.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,883.6/km2). There were 1,978 housing units at an average density of 1,920.4 per square mile (741.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 18.0% White, 79.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 1,834 households of which 42.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.5% were married couples living together, 34.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.2% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 29.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.5% male and 55.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 5,255 people, 1,906 households, and 1,408 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,108.2 people per square mile (1,969.9/km²). There were 1,978 housing units at an average density of 1,922.8 per square mile (741.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 39.51% White, 58.19% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 1,906 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 24.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,210, and the median income for a family was $43,887. Males had a median income of $33,581 versus $24,836 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,856. About 2.3% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

Police Department[edit]

As of early 2012, the city of Dellwood decided to have police services provided by the St. Louis County Police Department, rather than continuing to have their own police force. Officers from the old force may have joined th St. Louis County Police or found positions elsewhere. Dellwood cars operated by the SLCPD are specifically marked for the city.

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