Denver, Missouri

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Denver, Missouri
Village
Location of Denver, Missouri
Location of Denver, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°23′51″N 94°19′27″W / 40.39750°N 94.32417°W / 40.39750; -94.32417Coordinates: 40°23′51″N 94°19′27″W / 40.39750°N 94.32417°W / 40.39750; -94.32417
Country United States
State Missouri
County Worth
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 935 ft (285 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 39
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 38
 • Density 102.6/sq mi (39.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64441
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-19162[4]
GNIS feature ID 0730085[5]

Denver is a village in Worth County, Missouri, United States. The population was 39 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Denver was originally named "Fairview", and under the latter name was laid out in 1849.[6] Another variant name was "Grant's Hill".[6] A post office called Grant's Hill was established in 1866, and the name was changed to Denver in 1872.[7] The present name honors James W. Denver, 5th Territorial Governor of Kansas.[8]

Geography[edit]

Denver is located at 40°23′51″N 94°19′27″W / 40.39750°N 94.32417°W / 40.39750; -94.32417 (40.397562, -94.324051).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 218
1890 295 35.3%
1930 203
1940 213 4.9%
1950 144 −32.4%
1960 116 −19.4%
1970 104 −10.3%
1980 74 −28.8%
1990 53 −28.4%
2000 40 −24.5%
2010 39 −2.5%
Est. 2015 37 [10] −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 39 people, 16 households, and 11 families residing in the village. The population density was 102.6 inhabitants per square mile (39.6/km2). There were 29 housing units at an average density of 76.3 per square mile (29.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.9% White and 5.1% African American.

There were 16 households of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 42.5 years. 33.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.9% were from 25 to 44; 43.5% were from 45 to 64; and 5.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 40 people, 20 households, and 11 families residing in the village. The population density was 104.4 people per square mile (40.6/km²). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 73.1 per square mile (28.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.50% of the population.

There were 20 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.0% were non-families. 45.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 110.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $18,750, and the median income for a family was $16,250. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the village was $7,283. There were 33.3% of families and 40.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 61.5% of under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

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 "Worth County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  8. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 372. 
  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.