Pilot Grove, Missouri

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Pilot Grove, Missouri
City
Location of Pilot Grove, Missouri
Location of Pilot Grove, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°52′19″N 92°54′48″W / 38.87194°N 92.91333°W / 38.87194; -92.91333Coordinates: 38°52′19″N 92°54′48″W / 38.87194°N 92.91333°W / 38.87194; -92.91333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cooper
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 768
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 762
 • Density 1,828.6/sq mi (706.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65276
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-57602[4]
GNIS feature ID 0724345[5]

Pilot Grove is a city in Cooper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 768 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Pilot Grove was laid out in 1873. It was named from an old-growth grove of hickory trees, which once served as a local landmark or "pilot" to travelers.[6]

Geography[edit]

Pilot Grove is located at 38°52′19″N 92°54′48″W / 38.87194°N 92.91333°W / 38.87194; -92.91333 (38.871943, -92.913264).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 768 people, 304 households, and 193 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,828.6 inhabitants per square mile (706.0/km2). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 795.2 per square mile (307.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 1.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 304 households of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% 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 2.93.

The median age in the city was 43.4 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.9% were from 45 to 64; and 25.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.7% male and 55.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 723 people, 287 households, and 187 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,724.8 people per square mile (664.6/km²). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 756.2 per square mile (291.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.37% White, 0.97% African American, 0.69% Native American, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 287 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% 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 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 24.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,354, and the median income for a family was $37,143. Males had a median income of $29,318 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,857. About 4.8% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 281. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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