Arcola, Missouri

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Arcola, Missouri
Village
Location of Arcola, Missouri
Location of Arcola, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°32′56″N 93°52′30″W / 37.54889°N 93.87500°W / 37.54889; -93.87500Coordinates: 37°32′56″N 93°52′30″W / 37.54889°N 93.87500°W / 37.54889; -93.87500
Country United States
State Missouri
County Dade
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,024 ft (312 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 55
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 53
 • Density 183.3/sq mi (70.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65603
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-01720[4]
GNIS feature ID 0729837[5]

Arcola is a village in Dade County, Missouri, United States. The population was 55 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Arcola has been in operation since 1873.[6] The village's name commemorates the Battle of the Bridge of Arcole, in Italy.[7][8]

Geography[edit]

Arcola is located at 37°32′56″N 93°52′30″W / 37.549000°N 93.874932°W / 37.549000; -93.874932.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 80
1980 136 70.0%
1990 72 −47.1%
2000 45 −37.5%
2010 55 22.2%
Est. 2015 53 [10] −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 55 people, 31 households, and 16 families residing in the village. The population density was 183.3 inhabitants per square mile (70.8/km2). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 176.7 per square mile (68.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 31 households of which 9.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.4% were non-families. 48.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 32.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.77 and the average family size was 2.38.

The median age in the village was 63.2 years. 12.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.7% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 45.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 45 people, 23 households, and 12 families residing in the village. The population density was 155.0 people per square mile (59.9/km²). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 106.8 per square mile (41.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 23 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.8% were non-families. 43.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 39.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 15.6% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 35.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $15,938, and the median income for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $0 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,123. There were 36.4% of families and 34.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of under eighteens and 35.3% of those over 64.

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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 282. 
  8. ^ "Dade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.