Amoret, Missouri

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Amoret, Missouri
City
Location of Amoret, Missouri
Location of Amoret, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°15′16″N 94°35′15″W / 38.25444°N 94.58750°W / 38.25444; -94.58750Coordinates: 38°15′16″N 94°35′15″W / 38.25444°N 94.58750°W / 38.25444; -94.58750
Country United States
State Missouri
County Bates
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 190
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 186
 • Density 904.8/sq mi (349.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64722
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-01072[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713267[5]

Amoret is a city in Bates County, Missouri, United States. The population was 190 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Amoret was platted in 1890, and possibly was named after the biblical Amorites.[6] A post office called Amoret has been in operation since 1885.[7]

Geography[edit]

Amoret is located at 38°15′16″N 94°35′15″W / 38.25444°N 94.58750°W / 38.25444; -94.58750 (38.254393, -94.587371).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 215
1910 307 42.8%
1920 390 27.0%
1930 344 −11.8%
1940 328 −4.7%
1950 255 −22.3%
1960 261 2.4%
1970 219 −16.1%
1980 238 8.7%
1990 212 −10.9%
2000 211 −0.5%
2010 190 −10.0%
Est. 2015 184 [9] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 190 people, 77 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 904.8 inhabitants per square mile (349.3/km2). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 457.1 per square mile (176.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 2.1% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 77 households of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 40.8 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 211 people, 81 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 980.2 people per square mile (370.3/km²). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 441.3 per square mile (166.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.10% White, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 81 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $34,063. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $28,056 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,071. About 20.8% of families and 23.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.0% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Amoret is home to Miami High School. The school mascot is the Eagles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.