Newark, Missouri

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Newark, Missouri
Village
Location of Newark, Missouri
Location of Newark, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°59′36″N 91°58′24″W / 39.99333°N 91.97333°W / 39.99333; -91.97333Coordinates: 39°59′36″N 91°58′24″W / 39.99333°N 91.97333°W / 39.99333; -91.97333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Knox
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 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 94
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 93
 • Density 293.8/sq mi (113.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63458
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-51662[4]
GNIS feature ID 0723327[5]

Newark is a village in Knox County, Missouri, United States, along the South Fabius River. The population was 94 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Newark was laid out in 1836.[6] The community was named after Newark, New Jersey.[7]

Geography[edit]

Newark is located at 39°59′36″N 91°58′24″W / 39.99333°N 91.97333°W / 39.99333; -91.97333 (39.993376, -91.973265).[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.
1870 354
1880 304 −14.1%
1890 303 −0.3%
1900 265 −12.5%
1910 217 −18.1%
1920 220 1.4%
1930 202 −8.2%
1940 187 −7.4%
1950 156 −16.6%
1960 116 −25.6%
1970 114 −1.7%
1980 105 −7.9%
1990 82 −21.9%
2000 100 22.0%
2010 94 −6.0%
Est. 2015 90 [9] −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 94 people, 47 households, and 26 families residing in the village. The population density was 293.8 inhabitants per square mile (113.4/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 187.5 per square mile (72.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 90.4% White, 2.1% African American, 1.1% Native American, and 6.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 47 households of which 14.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.7% were non-families. 42.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the village was 44.5 years. 13.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 100 people, 45 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 308.8 people per square mile (120.7/km²). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 200.7/sq mi (78.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.00% White and 1.00% Asian.

There were 45 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, and 40.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 132.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $20,250, and the median income for a family was $24,792. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,634. There were 5.9% of families and 13.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 31.3% 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. ^ "Knox County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 25. 
  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.