Lake Lotawana, Missouri

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Lake Lotawana, Missouri
City
Location of Lake Lotawana, Missouri
Location of Lake Lotawana, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 94°15′12″W / 38.92667°N 94.25333°W / 38.92667; -94.25333Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 94°15′12″W / 38.92667°N 94.25333°W / 38.92667; -94.25333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jackson
Incorporated 1958[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 11.29 sq mi (29.24 km2)
 • Land 10.31 sq mi (26.70 km2)
 • Water 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,939
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,953
 • Density 188.1/sq mi (72.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 64064, 64086, 64029, 64070
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-39980[5]
GNIS feature ID 0720753[6]

Lake Lotawana is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri in the United States. The population was 1,939 at the 2010 census.

The city takes its name from a lake of the same name within its borders, which is said to be named after an Indian princess.[7]

History[edit]

Lake Lotawana is a man made lake community built in the 1920's. It was incorporated as a city in 1958.

Geography[edit]

Lake Lotawana is located at 38°55′36″N 94°15′12″W / 38.92667°N 94.25333°W / 38.92667; -94.25333 (38.926627, -94.253201).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.29 square miles (29.24 km2), of which, 10.31 square miles (26.70 km2) is land and 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 1,499
1970 1,786 19.1%
1980 1,875 5.0%
1990 2,141 14.2%
2000 1,872 −12.6%
2010 1,939 3.6%
Est. 2015 2,018 [9] 4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,939 people, 840 households, and 566 families residing in the city. The population density was 188.1 inhabitants per square mile (72.6/km2). There were 1,299 housing units at an average density of 126.0 per square mile (48.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 840 households of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the city was 46.7 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 37.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,872 people, 815 households, and 567 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,230.3 people per square mile (475.5/km²). There were 970 housing units at an average density of 637.5 per square mile (246.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.86% White, 0.21% African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.34% of the population.

There were 815 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 34.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $65,750, and the median income for a family was $72,500. Males had a median income of $50,991 versus $35,774 for females. The per capita income for the city was $38,125. About 2.8% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.lakelotawana.org/About_Us.html
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Jackson County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 16 October 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". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Lake Lotawana News website
  • [2] City of Lake Lotawana official site