Prathersville, Missouri

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Prathersville, Missouri
Village
Location of Prathersville, Missouri
Location of Prathersville, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°18′51″N 94°16′35″W / 39.31417°N 94.27639°W / 39.31417; -94.27639Coordinates: 39°18′51″N 94°16′35″W / 39.31417°N 94.27639°W / 39.31417; -94.27639
Country United States
State Missouri
County Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 2.26 sq mi (5.85 km2)
 • Land 2.26 sq mi (5.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 124
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 127
 • Density 54.9/sq mi (21.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-59816[4]
GNIS feature ID 0730181[5]

Prathersville is a village in Clay County, Missouri, United States. The population was 124 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Prathersville was established in 1876, and remained in operation until 1904.[6] The village was named after J. A. Prather, the proprietor of a local mill.[7]

Geography[edit]

Prathersville is located at 39°18′51″N 94°16′35″W / 39.31417°N 94.27639°W / 39.31417; -94.27639 (39.314169, -94.276513).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.26 square miles (5.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 70
1960 148
1970 153 3.4%
1980 141 −7.8%
1990 130 −7.8%
2000 111 −14.6%
2010 124 11.7%
Est. 2015 127 [9] 2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 124 people, 56 households, and 34 families residing in the village. The population density was 54.9 inhabitants per square mile (21.2/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 27.0 per square mile (10.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.2% White, 1.6% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 56 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 51.3 years. 15.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 44.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 111 people, 47 households, and 33 families residing in the village. The population density was 49.6 people per square mile (19.1/km²). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 22.8 per square mile (8.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.20% White, and 1.80% from two or more races.

There were 47 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, and 27.7% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% 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 2.79.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,063, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $47,917 versus $28,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,745. There were no families and 4.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 5.1% 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. ^ "Clay County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Clay County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 19 September 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.