Mokane, Missouri

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Mokane, Missouri
City
Location of Mokane, Missouri
Location of Mokane, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°40′34″N 91°52′28″W / 38.67611°N 91.87444°W / 38.67611; -91.87444Coordinates: 38°40′34″N 91°52′28″W / 38.67611°N 91.87444°W / 38.67611; -91.87444
Country United States
State Missouri
County Callaway
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 180
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 180
 • Density 637.9/sq mi (246.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65059
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-49070[4]
GNIS feature ID 0751138[5]

Mokane is a small city in Callaway County, Missouri, United States. Near the Missouri River, the weather is humid in the summer, spring, and fall. The population was 185 at the 2010 census.[6] It is part of the Jefferson City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Mokane was a station on the Missouri, Kansas and Eastern Railway, from which it derives its name (Mo., Kan. & E.)[7]

Geography[edit]

Mokane is located at 38°40′34″N 91°52′28″W / 38.67611°N 91.87444°W / 38.67611; -91.87444 (38.676041, -91.874404).[8] It is located on the north bank of the Missouri River at mile 123.4. The Katy Trail, a rails-to-trails hiking/biking path, runs through the town, which stands at mile 125. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 185 people, 73 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 637.9 inhabitants per square mile (246.3/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 300.0 per square mile (115.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.5% Native American, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 73 households of which 46.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.5% were married couples living together, 23.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.2% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 26.8 years. 31.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 14% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.3% were from 25 to 44; 18.3% were from 45 to 64; and 7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 188 people, 77 households, and 48 families residing in the city, including the Weber household. The population density was 628.6 people per square mile (242.0/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 304.3 per square mile (117.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.94% White, 0.53% Native American and 0.53% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There are 77 households, of which 39.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.00.

Mokane's population is spread out, with 28.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there are 77.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $55,625, and the median income for a family was $73,750. Males had a median income of $44,250 versus $20,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,175. About 6.5% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five 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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Mokane city, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 28, 2011. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 268. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.