Kahoka, Missouri

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Kahoka, Missouri
City
Location of Kahoka within County and State
Location of Kahoka within County and State
Coordinates: 40°25′N 91°43′W / 40.417°N 91.717°W / 40.417; -91.717Coordinates: 40°25′N 91°43′W / 40.417°N 91.717°W / 40.417; -91.717
Country United States
State Missouri
County Clark
Area[1]
 • Total 1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)
 • Land 1.57 sq mi (4.07 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,078
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,049
 • Density 1,323.6/sq mi (511.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63445
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-37790[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735671[5]

Kahoka is a city in Clark County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,078 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Clark County.[6]

History[edit]

Kahoka was laid out in 1851. It is named for the Cahokia tribe of the Illiniwek or Illinois Confederacy.[7]

Geography[edit]

Kahoka is located at 40°25′N 91°43′W / 40.417°N 91.717°W / 40.417; -91.717 (40.4239, -91.7213).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2), of which, 1.57 square miles (4.07 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 1,425
1900 1,818 27.6%
1910 1,758 −3.3%
1920 1,624 −7.6%
1930 1,507 −7.2%
1940 1,781 18.2%
1950 1,847 3.7%
1960 2,160 16.9%
1970 2,207 2.2%
1980 2,101 −4.8%
1990 2,195 4.5%
2000 2,241 2.1%
2010 2,078 −7.3%
Decennial US Census

Kahoka is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,078 people, 883 households, and 521 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,323.6 inhabitants per square mile (511.0 /km2). There were 1,001 housing units at an average density of 637.6 per square mile (246.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 883 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.0% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 21% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,241 people, 921 households, and 562 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,464.0 people per square mile (565.5/km²). There were 1,014 housing units at an average density of 662.4 per square mile (255.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.48% White, 0.09% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.002% Dutch, 0.04% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 921 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,384, and the median income for a family was $30,192. Males had a median income of $24,313 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,928. About 15.4% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. pp. 275–276. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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