Randolph, Missouri

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Randolph, Missouri
City
Location of Randolph, Missouri
Location of Randolph, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°9′31″N 94°29′40″W / 39.15861°N 94.49444°W / 39.15861; -94.49444Coordinates: 39°9′31″N 94°29′40″W / 39.15861°N 94.49444°W / 39.15861; -94.49444
Country United States
State Missouri
County Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 52
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 53
 • Density 157.6/sq mi (60.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 64117, 64161
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-60590[4]
GNIS feature ID 0755566[5]

Randolph is a city in Clay County, Missouri.[6] The population was 52 at the 2010 census. Randolph is known for aggressive pursuit of traffic violations and investigation by the State of Missouri for violating laws regarding the speed traps.

Geography[edit]

Randolph is located at 39°9′31″N 94°29′40″W / 39.15861°N 94.49444°W / 39.15861; -94.49444 (39.158653, -94.494410)[7].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), of which, 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2) of it is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1] Randolph is on the banks of the Missouri River. It is surrounded by Kansas City on all land borders, and the opposite side of the Missouri is also Kansas City.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 52 people, 24 households, and 14 families residing in the village. The population density was 157.6 inhabitants per square mile (60.8 /km2). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 78.8 per square mile (30.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White and 1.9% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 24 households of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.7% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the village was 47.5 years. 17.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 34.5% were from 45 to 64; and 21.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 59.6% male and 40.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 47 people, 20 households, and 14 families residing in the city. The population density was 137.7 people per square mile (53.4/km²). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 64.5 per square mile (25.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.74% White, and 4.26% from two or more races.

There were 20 households out of which 15.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the city the population was spread out with 14.9% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 38.3% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 123.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $53,750, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $35,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,067. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Audit[edit]

In 2010, Randolph was cited by Missouri State Auditor Susan Montee for violating the state's speed trap law, by funding over 73% of the city budget from traffic violations.[9]

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. ^ http://www.claycoelections.com/elected-officials/clay-county-officials.html
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ ANdriot, John L. Township Atlas of the United States" (McLean, Virginia: Andriot Associates, 1979) p. 366
  9. ^ Frankel, Todd. "Missouri's first official speed-trap town fingered in audit" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 15 September 2010.