Linn Creek, Missouri

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Linn Creek, Missouri
Location of Linn Creek, Missouri
Location of Linn Creek, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°2′52″N 92°41′55″W / 38.04778°N 92.69861°W / 38.04778; -92.69861Coordinates: 38°2′52″N 92°41′55″W / 38.04778°N 92.69861°W / 38.04778; -92.69861
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyCamden
Area
 • Total1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Land1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
686 ft (209 m)
Population
 • Total244
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
245
 • Density190/sq mi (72/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65052
Area code(s)573
FIPS code29-43274[4]
GNIS feature ID0721126[5]

Linn Creek is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. The population was 244 at the 2010 census.

The original Linn Creek is now under water, in the Lake of the Ozarks. Construction of the dam that created the lake was begun August 8, 1929.

History[edit]

Linn Creek was settled in 1841. It was named from the creek on which it is situated, and which was named for the many linn trees lining its banks.[6]

A skirmish took place on October 14, 1861 between Union soldiers of the 13th Illinois, Fremont Battalion (Missouri) Cavalry and Confederates of Captain William Roberts.[7][8]

Geography[edit]

Linn Creek is located at 38°2′52″N 92°41′55″W / 38.04778°N 92.69861°W / 38.04778; -92.69861 (38.047715, -92.698678).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870132
1900340
191043527.9%
1920431−0.9%
193055328.3%
1940202−63.5%
1950162−19.8%
19601747.4%
197026854.0%
1980242−9.7%
1990232−4.1%
200028020.7%
2010244−12.9%
Est. 2016245[3]0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 244 people, 102 households, and 59 families residing in the city. The population density was 186.3 inhabitants per square mile (71.9/km2). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 88.5 per square mile (34.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.8% Pacific Islander, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 102 households of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.2% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 280 people, 94 households, and 59 families residing in the city. The population density was 252.9 people per square mile (97.4/km²). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 93.9 per square mile (36.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.79% White, 0.36% African American, 0.71% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.21% of the population.

There were 94 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 129.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,125, and the median income for a family was $27,321. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $16,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,009. About 17.5% of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ 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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 269.
  7. ^ "The Notorious Captain Roberts! - Roberts, Bayly/Bailey, Hall, Williams Families (Camden County)". farmcountry. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Report of Major Clark Wright, Fremont Battalion (Missouri) Cavalry". Ohio State University. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015.