Climax Springs, Missouri

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Climax Springs, Missouri
Census-designated place
Location of Climax Springs, Missouri
Location of Climax Springs, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°6′13″N 93°3′5″W / 38.10361°N 93.05139°W / 38.10361; -93.05139Coordinates: 38°6′13″N 93°3′5″W / 38.10361°N 93.05139°W / 38.10361; -93.05139
Country United States
State Missouri
County Camden
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 124
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 119
 • Density 269.6/sq mi (104.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65324
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-14914[4]
GNIS feature ID 0755543[5]

Climax Springs was a village in Camden County, Missouri, United States. The population was 124 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Climax was established in 1883, and the name was changed to Climax Springs in 1886.[6] The community was named for springs near the original town site.[7]

In 2015, Climax Springs disincorporated.[8]

Geography[edit]

Climax Springs is located at 38°6′13″N 93°3′5″W / 38.10361°N 93.05139°W / 38.10361; -93.05139 (38.103626, -93.051339).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.[1] The town is located on a ridge-like landform in the northern Ozarks. It is about six miles south of the Lake of the Ozarks, and about 3.5 miles north of the Little Niangua River. The area just southeast of Climax Springs is called Kolb Hollow with the Kolb Creek running through it.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 151
1960 93 −38.4%
1970 104 11.8%
1980 87 −16.3%
1990 91 4.6%
2000 80 −12.1%
2010 124 55.0%
Est. 2015 120 [10] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 124 people, 46 households, and 32 families residing in the village. The population density was 269.6 inhabitants per square mile (104.1/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 130.4 per square mile (50.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.8% White and 3.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 46 households of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 19.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% 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 3.09.

The median age in the village was 39 years. 33.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 80 people, 37 households, and 19 families residing in the village. The population density was 294.6 people per square mile (114.4/km²). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 165.7 per square mile (64.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.50% White, 1.25% Native American, and 1.25% from two or more races.

There were 37 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.6% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,620. There were no families and 8.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 11.8% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. 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 8 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Camden County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Tiny Climax Springs, Mo., may vote itself away". 
  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.