Exeter, Missouri

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Exeter, Missouri
City
Location of Exeter, Missouri
Location of Exeter, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°40′15″N 93°56′23″W / 36.67083°N 93.93972°W / 36.67083; -93.93972Coordinates: 36°40′15″N 93°56′23″W / 36.67083°N 93.93972°W / 36.67083; -93.93972
Country United States
State Missouri
County Barry
Township Exeter
Area[1]
 • Total 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,555 ft (474 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 772
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 769
 • Density 977.2/sq mi (377.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65647
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-23122[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717713[5]

Exeter is a city in Exeter Township, Barry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 772 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Exeter is located at 36°40′15″N 93°56′23″W / 36.67083°N 93.93972°W / 36.67083; -93.93972 (36.670789, -93.939735)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), all land.[1]

History[edit]

Exeter was laid out in 1880.http://books.google.com/books?id=YbyjamQWtScC&lpg=PA1&pg=PA29#v=onepage&q&f=false The name Exeter derives from the town of Exeter in Devon, England.[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 772 people, 293 households, and 213 families residing in the city. The population density was 977.2 inhabitants per square mile (377.3 /km2). There were 344 housing units at an average density of 435.4 per square mile (168.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.

There were 293 households of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 33.6 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 707 people, 303 households, and 196 families residing in the city. The population density was 889.0 people per square mile (341.2/km²). There were 324 housing units at an average density of 407.4 per square mile (156.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.05% White, 0.57% Native American, 1.70% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.53% of the population.

There were 303 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,438, and the median income for a family was $28,906. Males had a median income of $24,643 versus $17,981 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,600. About 11.8% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 26.1% of those age 65 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 206. 

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