Leonard, Missouri

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Leonard, Missouri
Village
Location of Leonard, Missouri
Location of Leonard, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°53′43″N 92°10′51″W / 39.89528°N 92.18083°W / 39.89528; -92.18083Coordinates: 39°53′43″N 92°10′51″W / 39.89528°N 92.18083°W / 39.89528; -92.18083
Country United States
State Missouri
County Shelby
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 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 61
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 60
 • Density 190.6/sq mi (73.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63451
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-41546[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735688[5]

Leonard is a village in Shelby County, Missouri, United States. The population was 61 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Leonard has been in operation since 1875.[6] The community was named after Leonora Miller, the daughter of a local mill owner (a recording error accounts for the error in spelling, which was never corrected).[7]

Geography[edit]

Leonard is located at 39°53′43″N 92°10′51″W / 39.89528°N 92.18083°W / 39.89528; -92.18083 (39.895264, -92.180921).[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.
1920 231
1930 198 −14.3%
1940 143 −27.8%
1950 165 15.4%
1960 142 −13.9%
1970 107 −24.6%
1980 109 1.9%
1990 90 −17.4%
2000 66 −26.7%
2010 61 −7.6%
Est. 2015 59 [9] −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 61 people, 28 households, and 18 families residing in the village. The population density was 190.6 inhabitants per square mile (73.6/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 112.5 per square mile (43.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 28 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the village was 41.8 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 19.6% were from 45 to 64; and 27.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 66 people, 29 households, and 18 families residing in the village. The population density was 205.8 people per square mile (79.6/km²). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 124.7 per square mile (48.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.97% White, 1.52% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 29 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 78.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 59.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $11,250, and the median income for a family was $4,821. Males had a median income of $71,250 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,067. There were 53.8% of families and 35.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 50.0% 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. 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 26 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Shelby County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.