Holcomb, Missouri

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Holcomb, Missouri
City
Location of Holcomb, Missouri
Location of Holcomb, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°24′10″N 90°1′23″W / 36.40278°N 90.02306°W / 36.40278; -90.02306Coordinates: 36°24′10″N 90°1′23″W / 36.40278°N 90.02306°W / 36.40278; -90.02306
Country United States
State Missouri
County Dunklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Land 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 279 ft (85 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 635
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 599
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63852
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-32536[4]
GNIS feature ID 0731584[5]

Holcomb /ˈhɔːkəm/ HAW-kəm is a city in Dunklin County, Missouri, United States. The population was 635 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Holcomb has been in operation since 1882.[6] The community has the name of Lewis Holcomb, a county sheriff.[7] [8]

Geography[edit]

Holcomb is located at 36°24′10″N 90°1′23″W / 36.40278°N 90.02306°W / 36.40278; -90.02306 (36.402658, -90.022950).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 189
1910 279 47.6%
1920 358 28.3%
1930 347 −3.1%
1940 388 11.8%
1950 505 30.2%
1960 436 −13.7%
1970 593 36.0%
1980 632 6.6%
1990 531 −16.0%
2000 696 31.1%
2010 635 −8.8%
Est. 2016 599 [3] −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 635 people, 248 households, and 173 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,094.8 inhabitants per square mile (422.7/km2). There were 279 housing units at an average density of 481.0 per square mile (185.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.59% White, 1.73% Black or African American, 2.20% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.09% of the population.

There were 248 households of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 35.5 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 696 people, 280 households, and 194 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,140.1 people per square mile (440.5/km²). There were 302 housing units at an average density of 494.7 per square mile (191.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.26% White, 0.43% African American, 0.43% Native American, 1.01% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 280 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% 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 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median household income was $25,163, and the median income for a family was $29,219. Males had a median income of $24,479 versus $18,462 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,699. About 14.6% of families and 20.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.1% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Dunklin County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 166. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.