Duquesne, Missouri

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Duquesne, Missouri
City
Location of Duquesne, Missouri
Location of Duquesne, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°4′28″N 94°27′46″W / 37.07444°N 94.46278°W / 37.07444; -94.46278Coordinates: 37°4′28″N 94°27′46″W / 37.07444°N 94.46278°W / 37.07444; -94.46278
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
Area[1]
 • Total 1.85 sq mi (4.79 km2)
 • Land 1.85 sq mi (4.79 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,073 ft (327 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,763
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,721
 • Density 953.0/sq mi (368.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64801
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-20512[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717204[5]

Duquesne /djˈkn/ is a Fourth-Class City in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,763 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Duquesne is located at 37°4′28″N 94°27′46″W / 37.07444°N 94.46278°W / 37.07444; -94.46278 (37.074560, -94.462770).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the City has a total area of 1.85 square miles (4.79 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 699
1970 738 5.6%
1980 1,252 69.6%
1990 1,229 −1.8%
2000 1,640 33.4%
2010 1,763 7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Duquesne had been a village since its inception, but in 2006 Duquesne successfully applied for status as a Fourth-Class City.

Thirty percent[citation needed] of the structures of Duquesne were destroyed by the May 22, 2011 tornado.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,763 people, 781 households, and 493 families residing in the City. The population density was 953.0 inhabitants per square mile (368.0/km2). There were 856 housing units at an average density of 462.7 per square mile (178.6/km2). The racial makeup of the City was 91.9% White, 1.4% African American, 1.6% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 781 households of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.9% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the City was 39.6 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the City was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,640 people, 672 households, and 475 families residing in the village. The population density was 874.4 people per square mile (336.8/km²). There were 706 housing units at an average density of 376.4 per square mile (145.0/km²). The racial makeup of the Village was 93.23% White, 0.67% African American, 2.32% Native American, 1.59% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 672 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,188, and the median income for a family was $41,406. Males had a median income of $30,551 versus $22,650 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,815. About 5.9% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

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