Pickering, Missouri

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Pickering, Missouri
Village
Location of Pickering, Missouri
Location of Pickering, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°27′2″N 94°50′31″W / 40.45056°N 94.84194°W / 40.45056; -94.84194Coordinates: 40°27′2″N 94°50′31″W / 40.45056°N 94.84194°W / 40.45056; -94.84194
Country United States
State Missouri
County Nodaway
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,043 ft (318 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 160
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 160
 • Density 842.1/sq mi (325.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64476
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-57404[4]
GNIS feature ID 0724305[5]

Pickering is a city in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States. The population was 160 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Pickering was laid out in 1871.[6] The community was named for Pickering Clark, a railroad man.[7] A post office called Pickering has been in operation since 1871.[8]

Geography[edit]

Pickering is located at 40°27′2″N 94°50′31″W / 40.45056°N 94.84194°W / 40.45056; -94.84194 (40.450541, -94.841966).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 118
1890 203 72.0%
1910 264
1920 314 18.9%
1930 316 0.6%
1940 315 −0.3%
1950 213 −32.4%
1960 234 9.9%
1970 245 4.7%
1980 215 −12.2%
1990 171 −20.5%
2000 154 −9.9%
2010 160 3.9%
Est. 2015 153 [10] −4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 160 people, 70 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 842.1 inhabitants per square mile (325.1/km2). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 484.2 per square mile (187.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 70 households of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.1% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the town was 33 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.8% were from 25 to 44; 16.9% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.3% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 154 people, 71 households, and 47 families residing in the town. The population density was 839.7 people per square mile (330.3/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 458.0 per square mile (180.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.70% White, 0.65% Native American, and 0.65% from two or more races.

There were 71 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.66.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 12.3% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,167, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,125. About 9.3% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 27.3% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ "Nodaway County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 336. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 November 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.