Granger, Missouri

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Granger, Missouri
Village
Location of Granger, Missouri
Location of Granger, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°28′3″N 91°58′28″W / 40.46750°N 91.97444°W / 40.46750; -91.97444Coordinates: 40°28′3″N 91°58′28″W / 40.46750°N 91.97444°W / 40.46750; -91.97444
Country United States
State Missouri
County Scotland
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 34
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 34
 • Density 212.5/sq mi (82.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63442
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-28360[4]
GNIS feature ID 0718692[5]

Granger is a village in Scotland County, Missouri, United States. The population was 34 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The town was laid out and surveyed by Henry Hill in September, 1874. Its name pays homage to the Grange Movement, popular in rural America at that time.[6] Granger was incorporated by petition to the Scotland county court on July 3, 1912.[7] Adjacent to the Burlington Northern Railroad, Granger's business district at the time of incorporation included three general stores, two hotels, a bank, drug store, hardware store, grocer, meat market barber shop, livery, and blacksmith.[7] Although no official census was taken of the community in 1910, contemporary estimates place the population at between 150 and 200 residents.[7]

Geography[edit]

Granger is located at 40°28′3″N 91°58′28″W / 40.46750°N 91.97444°W / 40.46750; -91.97444 (40.467556, -91.974468).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 47
1920 189
1930 142 −24.9%
1940 180 26.8%
1950 122 −32.2%
1960 146 19.7%
1970 105 −28.1%
1980 91 −13.3%
1990 63 −30.8%
2000 44 −30.2%
2010 34 −22.7%
Est. 2015 34 [9] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 34 people, 16 households, and 9 families residing in the village. The population density was 212.5 inhabitants per square mile (82.0/km2). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 162.5 per square mile (62.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 16 households of which 18.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 48 years. 14.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.7% were from 25 to 44; 35.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 44 people, 22 households, and 10 families residing in the village. The population density was 280.5 people per square mile (106.2/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 165.8/sq mi (62.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 22 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 54.5% were non-families. 54.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $20,417, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $19,583 versus $14,063 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,400. There were no families and 14.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.

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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 362. 
  7. ^ a b c "Scotland county history". Genealogy Trails.com reprinting an earlier book. 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.