Tuscumbia, Missouri

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Tuscumbia, Missouri
Village
Location of Tuscumbia, Missouri
Location of Tuscumbia, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°14′7″N 92°27′35″W / 38.23528°N 92.45972°W / 38.23528; -92.45972Coordinates: 38°14′7″N 92°27′35″W / 38.23528°N 92.45972°W / 38.23528; -92.45972
Country United States
State Missouri
County Miller
Founded 1837
Area[1]
 • Total 1.85 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 1.5 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 203
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 218
 • Density 580.0/sq mi (223.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65082
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-74194[4]
GNIS feature ID 0727917[5]

Tuscumbia is a village in and the county seat of Miller County, Missouri, United States.[6] The population was 218 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town.

History[edit]

Tuscumbia was founded in 1837. It was named for a Chickasaw Indian chief.[7]

Geography[edit]

Tuscumbia is located at 38°14′7″N 92°27′35″W / 38.23528°N 92.45972°W / 38.23528; -92.45972 (38.235341, -92.459699).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.85 square miles (4.79 km2).[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 203 people, 55 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 580.0 inhabitants per square mile (223.9/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.6% White, 3.9% African American, 2.0% Native American, and 0.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.9% of the population.

There were 55 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 36.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 6.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 65.0% male and 35.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 218 people, 57 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density was 617.2 people per square mile (240.5/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 203.9 per square mile (79.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.41% White, 1.83% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.92% Asian, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.6% 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 2.35 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the town the population was spread out with 15.1% under the age of 18, 20.2% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 159.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 156.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,375, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $15,341 versus $16,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,117. About 12.0% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 36.8% 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. ^ "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. p. 194. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.