Annapolis, Missouri

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Annapolis, Missouri
City
Location of Annapolis, Missouri
Location of Annapolis, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°21′36″N 90°41′50″W / 37.36000°N 90.69722°W / 37.36000; -90.69722Coordinates: 37°21′36″N 90°41′50″W / 37.36000°N 90.69722°W / 37.36000; -90.69722
Country United States
State Missouri
County Iron
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 653 ft (199 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 345
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 351
 • Density 958.3/sq mi (370.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63620
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-01270[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713303[5]

Annapolis is a city located in Iron County, Missouri, United States. The population was 468 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Annapolis was laid out in 1871, and according to tradition, named after Anna Allen, the wife of a railroad official.[6] The name is also said to be a transfer from Annapolis, Maryland.[7] A post office called Annapolis has been in operation since 1871.[8]

Annapolis was destroyed by the Great Tri-State Tornado of 1925.[9]

Geography[edit]

Annapolis is located at 37°21′36″N 90°41′50″W / 37.36000°N 90.69722°W / 37.36000; -90.69722 (37.359993, -90.697123).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), of which 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 153
1890 690 351.0%
1900 195 −71.7%
1910 160 −17.9%
1920 176 10.0%
1930 344 95.5%
1940 390 13.4%
1950 490 25.6%
1960 334 −31.8%
1970 330 −1.2%
1980 370 12.1%
1990 363 −1.9%
2000 310 −14.6%
2010 345 11.3%
Est. 2015 345 [11] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 345 people, 155 households, and 85 families residing in the city. The population density was 958.3 inhabitants per square mile (370.0/km2). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 475.0 per square mile (183.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.13% White, 0.29% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 155 households of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.8% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.2% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.8% male and 54.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 310 people, 136 households, and 84 families residing in the city. The population density was 815.5 people per square mile (315.0/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 423.5 per square mile (163.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.35% White, 0.32% Native American, and 0.32% from two or more races.

There were 136 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 38.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 75.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,389, and the median income for a family was $24,464. Males had a median income of $25,019 versus $12,746 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,015. About 11.2% of families and 17.4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 27.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Annapolis is home to South Iron High School, which hosts the South Iron Panthers, among the most successful basketball teams in Missouri history.[citation needed] Annapolis is also home to a city library.

Arts and culture[edit]

Annapolis is home to an event called "Freedom Fest."[citation needed] The festival takes place the first Saturday of every October. "Freedom Fest" consists of a parade and a local car show, quoted as being "not too shabby" from a KMOV News reporter[citation needed], and many other regular carnival events. The "Freedom Fest" was reported to have an attendance of 7,069 as of 2007.[citation needed]

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. ^ "Iron County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 176. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  9. ^ Nash, Jay Robert (18 May 1976). Darkest Hours. M. Evans. p. 27. ISBN 978-1-59077-526-4. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.