Edina, Missouri

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Edina, Missouri
City
Location of Edina, Missouri
Location of Edina, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°10′8″N 92°10′24″W / 40.16889°N 92.17333°W / 40.16889; -92.17333Coordinates: 40°10′8″N 92°10′24″W / 40.16889°N 92.17333°W / 40.16889; -92.17333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Knox
Area[1]
 • Total 1.32 sq mi (3.42 km2)
 • Land 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,176
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 1,112
 • Density 890/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63537
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-21322[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717404[5]

Edina is a city in Knox County, Missouri, United States, between the North and South Forks of the South Fabius River. The population was 1,176 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Knox County.[6]

Geography[edit]

Edina is located at 40°10′8″N 92°10′24″W / 40.16889°N 92.17333°W / 40.16889; -92.17333 (40.168881, -92.173275).[7] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2), of which, 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Panoramic sketch of the Edina, Missouri courthouse square and some surrounding businesses, circa 1876. View is looking north.
A sketch of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Edina, Missouri. Circa 1876. The church is still in existence today.

History[edit]

Edina was platted in 1839.[8] The community was named after the Scottish city of Edinburgh, as referred to by Scots poets.[9] A post office called Edina has been in operation since 1850.[10]

The Edina Double Square Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[11]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 163
1870 807
1880 1,156 43.2%
1890 1,456 26.0%
1900 1,605 10.2%
1910 1,526 −4.9%
1920 1,438 −5.8%
1930 1,532 6.5%
1940 1,637 6.9%
1950 1,607 −1.8%
1960 1,457 −9.3%
1970 1,574 8.0%
1980 1,520 −3.4%
1990 1,283 −15.6%
2000 1,233 −3.9%
2010 1,176 −4.6%
Est. 2016 1,112 [3] −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,176 people, 535 households, and 312 families residing in the city. The population density was 897.7 inhabitants per square mile (346.6/km2). There were 667 housing units at an average density of 509.2 per square mile (196.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 535 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.7% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 24.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,233 people, 571 households, and 339 families residing in the city. The population density was 940.7 people per square mile (363.4/km²). There were 678 housing units at an average density of 517.3/sq mi (199.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.16% White, 0.08% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 571 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,900, and the median income for a family was $30,938. Males had a median income of $21,492 versus $16,458 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,863. About 15.1% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under age 18 and 19.3% of those age 65 or over.

Weather[edit]

According weather data tallied between July 1, 1985 and June 30, 2015 for every location in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's official climate database, Edina, Missouri, is the snowiest place in the state of Missouri with an average of 22 inches of snow per year. [13]

Notable natives[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. ^ 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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Knox County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  9. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 114. 
  10. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  11. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ "The Snowiest Place in Each State". Retrieved 2015-01-24. 

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