Bragg City, Missouri

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Bragg City, Missouri
City
Location of Bragg City, Missouri
Location of Bragg City, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°16′7″N 89°54′42″W / 36.26861°N 89.91167°W / 36.26861; -89.91167Coordinates: 36°16′7″N 89°54′42″W / 36.26861°N 89.91167°W / 36.26861; -89.91167
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pemiscot
Area[1]
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 259 ft (79 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 149
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 148
 • Density 745.0/sq mi (287.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63827
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-07876[4]
GNIS feature ID 0739980[5]

Bragg City is a city in Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States. The population was 149 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Bragg City was originally named Owl City, and under the latter name was laid out in 1894 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] Another early variant name was "Clayroot".[6] A post office called Clayroot was established in 1911, and the name was changed to Bragg City in 1917.[7] The present name honors W. G. Bragg, the original owner of the site.[6]

Geography[edit]

Bragg City is located at 36°16′07″N 89°54′42″W / 36.268489°N 89.911593°W / 36.268489; -89.911593.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 402
1930 205 −49.0%
1940 318 55.1%
1950 294 −7.5%
1960 274 −6.8%
1970 210 −23.4%
1980 200 −4.8%
1990 117 −41.5%
2000 189 61.5%
2010 149 −21.2%
Est. 2015 143 [9] −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 149 people, 53 households, and 32 families residing in the city. The population density was 745.0 inhabitants per square mile (287.6/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 305.0 per square mile (117.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.92% White, 4.03% Black or African American, 2.01% Native American, 3.36% Asian, and 2.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 53 households of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.8% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.59.

The median age in the city was 35.8 years. 32.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 189 people, 69 households, and 56 families residing in the town. The population density was 923.5 people per square mile (364.9/km²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 371.3 per square mile (146.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.01% White, 5.29% African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.53% from other races, and 2.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,042, and the median income for a family was $26,042. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,214. About 20.5% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.8% 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 c "Pemiscot County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 November 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 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.