Edgerton, Missouri

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Edgerton, Missouri
City
Location of Edgerton, Missouri
Location of Edgerton, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°30′15″N 94°37′55″W / 39.50417°N 94.63194°W / 39.50417; -94.63194Coordinates: 39°30′15″N 94°37′55″W / 39.50417°N 94.63194°W / 39.50417; -94.63194
Country United States
State Missouri
County Platte
Area[1]
 • Total 1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Land 1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 546
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 559
 • Density 491.9/sq mi (189.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64444
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-21250[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717400[5]

Edgerton is a city in Platte County, Missouri, United States. The population was 546 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Edgerton has been in operation since 1871.[6] The community was named after one Mr. Edgerton, a railroad employee.[7]

Geography[edit]

Edgerton is located at 39°30′15″N 94°37′55″W / 39.50417°N 94.63194°W / 39.50417; -94.63194 (39.504107, -94.632040).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 145
1890 482 232.4%
1900 534 10.8%
1910 534 0.0%
1920 558 4.5%
1930 427 −23.5%
1940 456 6.8%
1950 408 −10.5%
1960 449 10.0%
1970 477 6.2%
1980 584 22.4%
1990 565 −3.3%
2000 533 −5.7%
2010 546 2.4%
Est. 2015 575 [9] 5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 546 people, 210 households, and 161 families residing in the city. The population density was 491.9 inhabitants per square mile (189.9/km2). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 203.6 per square mile (78.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.9% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 210 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 533 people, 202 households, and 159 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,422.4 people per square mile (556.2/km²). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 571.1 per square mile (223.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.94% White, 0.38% Native American, and 1.69% from two or more races.

There were 202 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 111.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,411, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $35,167 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,444. About 7.5% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Platte County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 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.