Kelso, Missouri

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Kelso, Missouri
Village
Location of Kelso, Missouri
Location of Kelso, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°11′44″N 89°33′6″W / 37.19556°N 89.55167°W / 37.19556; -89.55167Coordinates: 37°11′44″N 89°33′6″W / 37.19556°N 89.55167°W / 37.19556; -89.55167
Country United States
State Missouri
County Scott
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 436 ft (133 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 586
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 586
 • Density 1,831.3/sq mi (707.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63758
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-38216[4]
GNIS feature ID 0720525[5]

Kelso is a village in Scott County, Missouri, United States. The population was 586 at the 2010 census.

The Kelso ZIP code of 63758 is used for residents who wish to receive their mail at the Kelso post office; direct mail delivery in Kelso uses the Scott City ZIP code of 63780.

History[edit]

Kelso was settled in the 1850s.[6] A post office called Kelso has been in operation since 1858.[7] The community has the name of I. R. Kelso, a pioneer citizen.[6]

Geography[edit]

Kelso is located three miles southwest of Scott City, and 120 miles south of St. Louis. United States Route 61, often called the Blues Highway, runs through Kelso.

Kelso is located at 37°11′44″N 89°33′6″W / 37.19556°N 89.55167°W / 37.19556; -89.55167 (37.195450, -89.551591).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 190
1920 228 20.0%
1930 221 −3.1%
1940 223 0.9%
1950 276 23.8%
1960 258 −6.5%
1970 401 55.4%
1980 455 13.5%
1990 526 15.6%
2000 527 0.2%
2010 586 11.2%
Est. 2015 603 [9] 2.9%
source:[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 586 people, 228 households, and 168 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,831.3 inhabitants per square mile (707.1/km2). There were 243 housing units at an average density of 759.4 per square mile (293.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.63% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.17% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 228 households of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.3% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 41 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 527 people, 216 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,653.2 people per square mile (635.9/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 709.0 per square mile (272.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.34% White, 0.19% Native American, 1.33% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.09% of the population. The predominant religion is Catholicism.

There were 216 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,294, and the median income for a family was $51,719. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $21,518 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,099. None of the families and 1.6% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under-18s and 4.5% of those over 64.

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ a b "Scott County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Missouri Population 1900 - 1990" (CSV). Missouri Census Data Center. Retrieved 28 February 2010.