Tracy, Missouri

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Tracy, Missouri
City
Location of Tracy, Missouri
Location of Tracy, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°22′39″N 94°47′34″W / 39.37750°N 94.79278°W / 39.37750; -94.79278Coordinates: 39°22′39″N 94°47′34″W / 39.37750°N 94.79278°W / 39.37750; -94.79278
Country United States
State Missouri
County Platte
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 208
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 213
 • Density 507.3/sq mi (195.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64079
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-73690[4]
GNIS feature ID 0727752[5]

Tracy is a city in Platte County, Missouri, along the Platte River. The population was 208 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Tracy was laid out in 1872, and named for J. W. Tracey, a superintendent of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.[6] A post office called Tracy has been in operation since 1882.[7]

Geography[edit]

Tracy is located at 39°22′39″N 94°47′34″W / 39.37750°N 94.79278°W / 39.37750; -94.79278 (39.377543, -94.792817).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), of which, 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 209
1910 176 −15.8%
1920 196 11.4%
1930 169 −13.8%
1940 230 36.1%
1950 201 −12.6%
1960 208 3.5%
1970 252 21.2%
1980 310 23.0%
1990 287 −7.4%
2000 213 −25.8%
2010 208 −2.3%
Est. 2015 221 [9] 6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 208 people, 81 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 507.3 inhabitants per square mile (195.9/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 214.6 per square mile (82.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.5% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 81 households of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the city was 43 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 34.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 213 people, 79 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 987.4 people per square mile (373.8/km²). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 398.7 per square mile (150.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.18% White, 1.41% African American, and 1.41% from two or more races.

There were 79 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,250, and the median income for a family was $54,375. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $25,972 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,082. About 11.5% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

Murry Dickson, baseball player.

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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 342. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 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.