East Lynne, Missouri

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East Lynne, Missouri
City
Location of East Lynne, Missouri
Location of East Lynne, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°40′3″N 94°13′47″W / 38.66750°N 94.22972°W / 38.66750; -94.22972Coordinates: 38°40′3″N 94°13′47″W / 38.66750°N 94.22972°W / 38.66750; -94.22972
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 303
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 306
 • Density 920/sq mi (360/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64743
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-20980[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717322[5]

East Lynne is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 303 at the 2010 census. The name was derived from a novel.

History[edit]

East Lynne was platted in 1871.[6] The city took its name from the novel East Lynne by Ellen Wood.[7] A post office has been in operation at East Lynne since 1871.[8]

Geography[edit]

East Lynne is located at 38°40′3″N 94°13′47″W / 38.66750°N 94.22972°W / 38.66750; -94.22972 (38.667590, -94.229680).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

East Lynne is east of Harrisonville and US Route 71.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 195
1900 353
1910 277 −21.5%
1920 298 7.6%
1930 257 −13.8%
1940 236 −8.2%
1950 204 −13.6%
1960 243 19.1%
1970 255 4.9%
1980 286 12.2%
1990 289 1.0%
2000 300 3.8%
2010 303 1.0%
Est. 2016 306 [3] 1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 303 people, 107 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 918.2 inhabitants per square mile (354.5/km2). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 348.5 per square mile (134.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 107 households of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 32.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 19.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 300 people, 107 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,066.9 people per square mile (413.7/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 409.0 per square mile (158.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.67% White, 0.67% Native American, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.7% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,472, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,055. About 2.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.3% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 272. 
  7. ^ "Cass County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 16 September 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.