Calhoun, Missouri

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Calhoun, Missouri
City
Location of Calhoun, Missouri
Location of Calhoun, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°28′5″N 93°37′33″W / 38.46806°N 93.62583°W / 38.46806; -93.62583Coordinates: 38°28′5″N 93°37′33″W / 38.46806°N 93.62583°W / 38.46806; -93.62583
Country United States
State Missouri
County Henry
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 469
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 447
 • Density 470/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65323
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-10450[4]
GNIS feature ID 0715194[5]

Calhoun is a city in Henry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 469 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Calhoun was platted in 1837.[6] The town was named for John C. Calhoun, 7th Vice President of the United States.[7] A post office called Calhoun has been in operation since 1844.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), of which, 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 492
1890 698 41.9%
1900 561 −19.6%
1910 684 21.9%
1920 603 −11.8%
1930 501 −16.9%
1940 521 4.0%
1950 463 −11.1%
1960 374 −19.2%
1970 360 −3.7%
1980 427 18.6%
1990 450 5.4%
2000 491 9.1%
2010 469 −4.5%
Est. 2016 447 [3] −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 469 people, 175 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density was 478.6 inhabitants per square mile (184.8/km2). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 212.2 per square mile (81.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 175 households of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 37.2 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 491 people, 189 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 496.5 people per square mile (191.5/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 213.4 per square mile (82.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.35% White, 0.81% Native American, 1.02% Pacific Islander, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 189 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 31.2% 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 2.60 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,417, and the median income for a family was $31,964. Males had a median income of $22,292 versus $17,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,326. About 18.1% of families and 26.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.5% of those under age 18 and 32.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ "Henry County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 4 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 172. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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