Deerfield, Missouri

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Deerfield, Missouri
Village
Location of Deerfield, Missouri
Location of Deerfield, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°50′20″N 94°30′25″W / 37.83889°N 94.50694°W / 37.83889; -94.50694Coordinates: 37°50′20″N 94°30′25″W / 37.83889°N 94.50694°W / 37.83889; -94.50694
Country United States
State Missouri
County Vernon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 81
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 80
 • Density 810/sq mi (310/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64741
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-18802[4]
GNIS feature ID 0716817[5]

Deerfield is a village in Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 81 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Deerfield was first settled in the 1830s.[6] The town site was platted in 1871, taking its name from Deerfield Township.[7] A post office called Deerfield has been in operation since 1856.[8]

Geography[edit]

Deerfield is located at 37°50′20″N 94°30′25″W / 37.83889°N 94.50694°W / 37.83889; -94.50694 (37.839003, -94.506819),[9] along the Marmaton River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 239
1900 222 −7.1%
1910 129 −41.9%
1920 238 84.5%
1930 165 −30.7%
1940 187 13.3%
1950 138 −26.2%
1960 122 −11.6%
1970 112 −8.2%
1980 95 −15.2%
1990 85 −10.5%
2000 75 −11.8%
2010 81 8.0%
Est. 2016 80 [3] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 81 people, 33 households, and 24 families residing in the village. The population density was 810.0 inhabitants per square mile (312.7/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 340.0 per square mile (131.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 1.2% Native American, 1.2% Asian, and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 33 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 75 people, 33 households, and 19 families residing in the village. The population density was 727.6 people per square mile (289.6/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 368.7 per square mile (146.7/km²). All residents were White. 1.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino.

There were 33 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 30.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,667, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $18,542 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,065. There were no families and 9.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 15.0% of under eighteens and 35.7% of those over 64.

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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. ^ 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. ^ "County named for Col. Vernon". Nevada Daily Mail. 29 June 1980. pp. 4C. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Vernon County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 29, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.