Harwood, Missouri

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Harwood, Missouri
Village
Location of Harwood, Missouri
Location of Harwood, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°57′23″N 94°9′13″W / 37.95639°N 94.15361°W / 37.95639; -94.15361Coordinates: 37°57′23″N 94°9′13″W / 37.95639°N 94.15361°W / 37.95639; -94.15361
Country United States
State Missouri
County Vernon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 47
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 47
 • Density 427.3/sq mi (165.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64750
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-30862[4]
GNIS feature ID 0719195[5]

Harwood is a village in Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 47 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Harwood had its start when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] The town site was platted in 1882.[7] The village was named for one Mr. Harwood, a local landowner.[8] A post office has been in operation at Harwood since 1882.[9]

Geography[edit]

Harwood is located at 37°57′23″N 94°9′13″W / 37.95639°N 94.15361°W / 37.95639; -94.15361 (37.956461, -94.153582).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 240
1900 240 0.0%
1910 208 −13.3%
1920 215 3.4%
1930 159 −26.0%
1940 167 5.0%
1950 141 −15.6%
1960 89 −36.9%
1970 91 2.2%
1980 104 14.3%
1990 89 −14.4%
2000 90 1.1%
2010 47 −47.8%
Est. 2015 47 [11] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 47 people, 19 households, and 12 families residing in the village. The population density was 427.3 inhabitants per square mile (165.0/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 309.1 per square mile (119.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.7% White and 4.3% Native American.

There were 19 households of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 21.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.17.

The median age in the village was 46.5 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 38.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 42.6% male and 57.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 90 people, 37 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 874.4 people per square mile (347.5/km²). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 437.2 per square mile (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.22% White, 3.33% Native American, and 4.44% from two or more races.

There were 37 households out of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $21,146 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,028. There were 9.1% of families and 15.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "The Nevada Daily Mail". May 11, 1960. p. 8. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 368. 
  8. ^ "Area towns approaching 100". The Nevada Daily Mail. Aug 14, 1970. p. 10. Retrieved 28 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "Vernon County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  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. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.