Marquand, Missouri

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Marquand, Missouri
City
Location of Marquand, Missouri
Location of Marquand, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°25′43″N 90°10′2″W / 37.42861°N 90.16722°W / 37.42861; -90.16722Coordinates: 37°25′43″N 90°10′2″W / 37.42861°N 90.16722°W / 37.42861; -90.16722
Country United States
State Missouri
County Madison
Area[1]
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 574 ft (175 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 203
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 207
 • Density 845.8/sq mi (326.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63655
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-46244[4]
GNIS feature ID 0750940[5]

Marquand is a small town located in eastern Madison County, Missouri in the United States. The population was 203 at the 2010 census. Marquand was officially recognized and incorporated as a town in 1906.

Geography[edit]

Marquand is located at 37°25′43″N 90°10′2″W / 37.42861°N 90.16722°W / 37.42861; -90.16722 (37.428745, -90.167176)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Marquand was originally settled in 1804 by Capt. Henry Whitener and Michael Mouser, and was known as Whitener Settlement. The town was renamed in 1869 after Henry G. Marquand, a railroad administrator, who donated $1,000 for the construction of a church. The town was incorporated in 1906. In 1924 a highway bridge was built over the Castor River.

1890: Asa Augusta Cook was the first Marshall of Marquand, he and his wife Polly Ann first lived there after marriage. His uncle, Julius "Jude" Cook was presiding judge of Madison County at Fredericktown (county seat) for 20 years. His wife Lulu Cook and their children ran a dairy farm for 30 years, selling milk, butter, & cream to the people of Fredericktown.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 203 people, 92 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 845.8 inhabitants per square mile (326.6 /km2). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 92 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 34.8% 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 2.21 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 251 people, 95 households, and 66 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,035.6 people per square mile (403.8/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 511.6 per square mile (199.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.21% White, 0.40% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.40% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.

There were 95 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 69.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,861, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $30,341 versus $12,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,533. About 25.0% of families and 32.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 27.5% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The Marquand-Zion R-VI School District runs throughout most of eastern and southeastern Madison County and serves the educational needs of the town's residents and nearby. A small, rural school, the district consists of one elementary and one consolidated junior-senior high school. According to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, there was a total of 184 students and 35 certified staff members enrolled in the Marquand-Zion R-VI School District during the 2008-2009 school year. The school colors are purple and gold and its mascot is the tiger. Athletics offered in the school district include boys' basketball and baseball, girls' volleyball, and cheerleading.

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. 

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