Blodgett, Missouri

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Blodgett, Missouri
Village
Location of Blodgett, Missouri
Location of Blodgett, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°0′15″N 89°31′34″W / 37.00417°N 89.52611°W / 37.00417; -89.52611Coordinates: 37°0′15″N 89°31′34″W / 37.00417°N 89.52611°W / 37.00417; -89.52611
Country United States
State Missouri
County Scott
Area[1]
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 325 ft (99 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 213
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 213
 • Density 1,638.5/sq mi (632.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63824
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-06346[4]
GNIS feature ID 0714375[5]

Blodgett is a village in Scott County, Missouri, United States. The population was 213 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Blodgett was settled as early as 1869.[6] A post office called Blodgett has been in operation since 1870.[7] The community has the name of Wells H. Blodgett, a railroad official.[8] The town was incorporated in 1900.[6]

Geography[edit]

Blodgett is located at 37°0′15″N 89°31′34″W / 37.00417°N 89.52611°W / 37.00417; -89.52611 (37.004301, -89.526237).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 43
1900 209
1910 422 101.9%
1920 392 −7.1%
1930 252 −35.7%
1940 253 0.4%
1950 218 −13.8%
1960 203 −6.9%
1970 220 8.4%
1980 255 15.9%
1990 202 −20.8%
2000 265 31.2%
2010 213 −19.6%
Est. 2015 211 [10] −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 213 people, 75 households, and 56 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,638.5 inhabitants per square mile (632.6/km2). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 707.7 per square mile (273.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.96% White, 1.88% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.47% Asian, and 4.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.82% of the population.

There were 75 households of which 48.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the village was 36.6 years. 30.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 265 people, 98 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,999.5 people per square mile (787.1/km²). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 784.7 per square mile (308.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.49% White, 0.38% African American, 0.38% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races.

There were 98 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $33,194, and the median income for a family was $35,278. Males had a median income of $28,214 versus $16,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,674. About 4.9% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.9% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ a b History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 388. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Scott County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 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 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.