Freeman, Missouri

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Freeman, Missouri
City
Location of Freeman, Missouri
Location of Freeman, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°37′4″N 94°30′25″W / 38.61778°N 94.50694°W / 38.61778; -94.50694Coordinates: 38°37′4″N 94°30′25″W / 38.61778°N 94.50694°W / 38.61778; -94.50694
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land 0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 482
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 481
 • Density 560.5/sq mi (216.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64746
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-25894[4]
GNIS feature ID 0729891[5]

Freeman is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 482 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Freeman was platted in 1871, and named after a railroad official.[6] A post office called Freeman has been in operation since 1871.[7]

Geography[edit]

Freeman is located at 38°37′4″N 94°30′25″W / 38.61778°N 94.50694°W / 38.61778; -94.50694 (38.617820, -94.507068).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), of which, 0.86 square miles (2.23 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 309
1890 279 −9.7%
1900 260 −6.8%
1910 251 −3.5%
1920 299 19.1%
1930 279 −6.7%
1940 302 8.2%
1950 309 2.3%
1960 391 26.5%
1970 417 6.6%
1980 485 16.3%
1990 480 −1.0%
2000 521 8.5%
2010 482 −7.5%
Est. 2015 484 [9] 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 482 people, 178 households, and 125 families residing in the city. The population density was 560.5 inhabitants per square mile (216.4/km2). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 250.0 per square mile (96.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.3% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 178 households of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.8% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the city was 31.4 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 521 people, 172 households, and 142 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,121.2 people per square mile (437.3/km²). There were 186 housing units at an average density of 400.3 per square mile (156.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.70% White, 0.19% African American, 1.34% Native American, 0.19% Pacific Islander, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 15.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,339, and the median income for a family was $48,500. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,450. About 5.0% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 16 September 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. [permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.