Darlington, Missouri

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Darlington, Missouri
Village
Location of Darlington, Missouri
Location of Darlington, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°11′56″N 94°23′57″W / 40.19889°N 94.39917°W / 40.19889; -94.39917Coordinates: 40°11′56″N 94°23′57″W / 40.19889°N 94.39917°W / 40.19889; -94.39917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Gentry
Area[1]
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 121
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 122
 • Density 295.1/sq mi (113.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64438
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-18316[4]
GNIS feature ID 0716673[5]

Darlington is a village in Gentry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 121 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Darlington was laid out in 1879, and named after a railroad employee.[6] A post office has been in operation at Darlington since 1879.[7]

Geography[edit]

Darlington is located at 40°11′56″N 94°23′57″W / 40.19889°N 94.39917°W / 40.19889; -94.39917 (40.198773, -94.399137).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 64
1890 242 278.1%
1900 369 52.5%
1910 352 −4.6%
1920 311 −11.6%
1930 254 −18.3%
1940 274 7.9%
1950 217 −20.8%
1960 169 −22.1%
1970 164 −3.0%
1980 131 −20.1%
1990 76 −42.0%
2000 113 48.7%
2010 121 7.1%
Est. 2015 121 [9] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 121 people, 44 households, and 34 families residing in the village. The population density was 295.1 inhabitants per square mile (113.9/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 119.5 per square mile (46.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.6% White, 0.8% Native American, and 6.6% from two or more races.

There were 44 households of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 36.3 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 43.8% male and 56.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 113 people, 41 households, and 30 families residing in the city. The population density was 275.7 people per square mile (106.4/km²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 134.2 per square mile (51.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.42% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 36.3% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $32,250. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $15,208 for females. The per capita income for the village was $9,586. There were 12.9% of families and 18.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 29.7% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ "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. ^ "Gentry County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 October 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.