Lucerne, Missouri

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Lucerne, Missouri
Village
Location of Lucerne, Missouri
Location of Lucerne, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°27′47″N 93°17′26″W / 40.46306°N 93.29056°W / 40.46306; -93.29056Coordinates: 40°27′47″N 93°17′26″W / 40.46306°N 93.29056°W / 40.46306; -93.29056
Country United States
State Missouri
County Putnam
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 85
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 84
 • Density 340.0/sq mi (131.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64655
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-44372[4]
GNIS feature ID 0721660[5]

Lucerne is a village in Putnam County, Missouri, United States. The population was 85 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Lucerne was platted in 1887.[6] The community most likely took its name from Lucerne, Ohio.[7] A post office called Lucerne has been in operation since 1887.[8]

Geography[edit]

Lucerne is located at 40°27′47″N 93°17′26″W / 40.46306°N 93.29056°W / 40.46306; -93.29056 (40.462961, -93.290521).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 292
1910 264 −9.6%
1920 316 19.7%
1930 282 −10.8%
1940 258 −8.5%
1950 227 −12.0%
1960 157 −30.8%
1970 126 −19.7%
1980 130 3.2%
1990 51 −60.8%
2000 92 80.4%
2010 85 −7.6%
Est. 2015 83 [10] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 85 people, 36 households, and 25 families residing in the village. The population density was 340.0 inhabitants per square mile (131.3/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 204.0 per square mile (78.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.8% White and 1.2% Asian.

There were 36 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the village was 30.8 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 16.5% were from 45 to 64; and 29.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 92 people, 42 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 369.5 people per square mile (142.1/km²). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 212.8 per square mile (81.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.65% White, 2.17% African American, and 2.17% from two or more races.

There were 42 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the village, the population was spread out with 15.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 109.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $16,500, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,046. There were 28.0% of families and 41.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 27.6% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. 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. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 25. 
  7. ^ "Putnam County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 11, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.