Everton, Missouri

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Everton, Missouri
City
Location of Everton, Missouri
Location of Everton, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°20′37″N 93°42′9″W / 37.34361°N 93.70250°W / 37.34361; -93.70250Coordinates: 37°20′37″N 93°42′9″W / 37.34361°N 93.70250°W / 37.34361; -93.70250
Country United States
State Missouri
County Dade
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 319
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 304
 • Density 910/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65646
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-22996[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717698[5]

Everton is a city in southeast Dade County, Missouri, United States. The population was 319 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Everton was platted in 1881.[6] The city was named by railroad officials in honor of a man with the surname Evert or Everett, but the identity of the namesake is unknown to the State Historical Society of Missouri.[7] A post office called Everton has been in operation since 1881.[8]

Geography[edit]

Everton is located on the Springfield Plateau region of the Ozarks in southeast Dade County south of Stockton Lake between Ash Grove and Greenfield.[9]

US Route 160 passes the east side of the town and the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway passes the southwest side along Sinking Creek.[9][10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 630
1910 522 −17.1%
1920 463 −11.3%
1930 368 −20.5%
1940 368 0.0%
1950 306 −16.8%
1960 261 −14.7%
1970 264 1.1%
1980 317 20.1%
1990 325 2.5%
2000 322 −0.9%
2010 319 −0.9%
Est. 2016 304 [3] −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 319 people, 128 households, and 90 families residing in the city. The population density was 911.4 inhabitants per square mile (351.9/km2). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 480.0 per square mile (185.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.7% White, 0.9% African American, 1.6% Native American, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 128 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 322 people, 134 households, and 88 families residing in the city. The population density was 939.3 people per square mile (365.7/km²). There were 159 housing units at an average density of 463.8 per square mile (180.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.52% White, 0.93% Native American, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 134 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,208, and the median income for a family was $33,571. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $16,111 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,464. About 16.3% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.1% of those under age 18 and 33.3% of those age 65 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. 283. 
  7. ^ "Dade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  9. ^ a b Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 51, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  10. ^ Everton Missouri 7.5 Minute Topographic Quad, USGS, 1956
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.