Gilliam, Missouri

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Gilliam, Missouri
Town
Location of Gilliam, Missouri
Location of Gilliam, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°13′59″N 93°0′14″W / 39.23306°N 93.00389°W / 39.23306; -93.00389Coordinates: 39°13′59″N 93°0′14″W / 39.23306°N 93.00389°W / 39.23306; -93.00389
Country United States
State Missouri
County Saline
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 197
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 198
 • Density 788.0/sq mi (304.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65330
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-27028[4]
GNIS feature ID 0718453[5]

Gilliam is a city in Saline County, Missouri, United States. The population was 197 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Gilliam was platted in 1878.[6] The community has the name of a local farmer.[7][8] A post office called Gilliam has been in operation since 1879.[9]

Geography[edit]

Gilliam is located at 39°13′59″N 93°0′14″W / 39.23306°N 93.00389°W / 39.23306; -93.00389 (39.233168, -93.003890).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 56
1890 321 473.2%
1900 347 8.1%
1910 299 −13.8%
1920 404 35.1%
1930 404 0.0%
1940 308 −23.8%
1950 306 −0.6%
1960 249 −18.6%
1970 248 −0.4%
1980 227 −8.5%
1990 212 −6.6%
2000 229 8.0%
2010 197 −14.0%
Est. 2015 198 [11] 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 197 people, 87 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 788.0 inhabitants per square mile (304.2/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 404.0 per square mile (156.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 3.0% African American, 0.5% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 87 households of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.8% male and 45.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 229 people, 103 households, and 55 families residing in the town. The population density was 915.0 people per square mile (353.7/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 471.5 per square mile (182.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.32% White, 3.93% African American, 0.44% Asian, and 1.31% from two or more races.

There were 103 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.9% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.6% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,813, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $13,864 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,120. About 16.7% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.9% 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. ^ "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. ^ "Saline County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  7. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 137. 
  8. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 361. 
  9. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.