See letters, edited by H. P. Gundy (1981); study by D. Stephens (1966).
See D. Bliss's Reminiscences (ed. by his son, 1920).
See biography by F. Palmer (1934); study by D. F. Trask (1966).
There were 114 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.0% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.34.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $25,313, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $29,821 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,731. About 11.5% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.2% of those sixty five or over.