Marceline, Missouri

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Marceline, Missouri
City
The former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot in Marceline in February 2017, now as the Walt Disney Hometown Museum.
The former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot in Marceline in February 2017, now as the Walt Disney Hometown Museum.
Location within Linn County and Missouri
Location within Linn County and Missouri
Coordinates: 39°42′52″N 92°56′51″W / 39.71444°N 92.94750°W / 39.71444; -92.94750Coordinates: 39°42′52″N 92°56′51″W / 39.71444°N 92.94750°W / 39.71444; -92.94750
Country United States
State Missouri
Counties Linn, Chariton
Government
 • Mayor Jacob Gordon
 • City Manager Richard Hoon
Area[1]
 • Total 3.32 sq mi (8.60 km2)
 • Land 3.28 sq mi (8.50 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,233
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,185
 • Density 670/sq mi (260/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64658
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-45866 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0721859 [5]
Website marceline.org

Marceline is a city in Chariton and Linn Counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 2,221 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Marceline was laid out in 1887, and named after the wife of a railroad man.[6] A post office called Marceline has been in operation since 1887.[7]

Geography[edit]

Marceline is located at 39°42′52″N 92°56′51″W / 39.71444°N 92.94750°W / 39.71444; -92.94750 (39.714314, -92.947376).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.32 square miles (8.60 km2), of which, 3.28 square miles (8.50 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Marceline, MO
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 74
(23)
79
(26)
86
(30)
92
(33)
98
(37)
106
(41)
116
(47)
108
(42)
103
(39)
95
(35)
82
(28)
72
(22)
116
(47)
Average high °F (°C) 33
(1)
40
(4)
52
(11)
63
(17)
73
(23)
82
(28)
87
(31)
85
(29)
77
(25)
67
(19)
50
(10)
37
(3)
62
(17)
Average low °F (°C) 14
(−10)
19
(−7)
30
(−1)
40
(4)
51
(11)
61
(16)
66
(19)
64
(18)
54
(12)
43
(6)
30
(−1)
19
(−7)
41
(5)
Record low °F (°C) −21
(−29)
−18
(−28)
−15
(−26)
13
(−11)
29
(−2)
41
(5)
46
(8)
43
(6)
30
(−1)
16
(−9)
−7
(−22)
−24
(−31)
−24
(−31)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.50
(38.1)
1.48
(37.6)
2.74
(69.6)
3.61
(91.7)
4.78
(121.4)
4.11
(104.4)
4.74
(120.4)
4.08
(103.6)
4.38
(111.3)
3.34
(84.8)
2.96
(75.2)
2.01
(51.1)
39.73
(1,009.2)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.50
(13.97)
4.20
(10.67)
2.90
(7.37)
0.40
(1.02)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1.00
(2.54)
4.40
(11.18)
18.40
(46.74)
Source: http://www.intellicast.com/Local/History.aspx?location=USMO0555

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 872
1890 1,977 126.7%
1900 2,638 33.4%
1910 3,920 48.6%
1920 3,760 −4.1%
1930 3,555 −5.5%
1940 3,206 −9.8%
1950 3,172 −1.1%
1960 2,872 −9.5%
1970 2,622 −8.7%
1980 2,938 12.1%
1990 2,645 −10.0%
2000 2,558 −3.3%
2010 2,233 −12.7%
Est. 2015 2,154 [9] −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,233 people, 970 households, and 606 families residing in the city. The population density was 680.8 inhabitants per square mile (262.9/km2). There were 1,151 housing units at an average density of 350.9 per square mile (135.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 970 households of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% 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 2.94.

The median age in the city was 39.8 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,558 people, 1,079 households, and 690 families residing in the city. The population density was 787.1 people per square mile (303.9/km²). There were 1,237 housing units at an average density of 380.6/sq mi (147.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.20% White, 0.12% African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 1,079 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,164, and the median income for a family was $35,948. Males had a median income of $26,786 versus $17,382 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,086. About 9.0% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 19.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

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. ^ "Linn County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 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. 
  11. ^ Walt Disney, American Experience, ISBN 978-1627894166

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