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Lismore

Lismore

Lismore, city (1991 pop. 27,246), New South Wales, E Australia, on the North Arm of the Richmond River. An important industrial city, Lismore is a leading producer of butter. Its port is Ballina.
Lismore, town (1991 pop. 715), Co. Waterford, S Republic of Ireland, on the Blackwater River. It is a market town with a salmon fishing industry. In the 7th cent., St. Carthagh founded a monastery there. By the 8th cent. it was a famed center of learning. Lismore Castle, which has been restored, was built under Prince (later King) John in 1185. Robert Boyle was born in Lismore.
Lismore, island, 91/2 mi (15.3 km) long and 11/2 mi (2.4 km) wide, Argyll and Bute, W Scotland, in Loch Linnhe. There are ruins of several old castles, one of which was a 9th-century Viking fortress, another the residence of the bishops of Argyll. The present parish church was the choir of a 13th-century cathedral. The 16th-century Book of the Dean of Lismore is a volume of Scottish Gaelic and other verse, compiled by Dean James Macgregor and his brother Duncan. It is one of the oldest Scottish Gaelic collections.
Lismore is a city in Nobles County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 238 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.

County Highways 16 and 71; and nearby Minnesota State Highway 91 are three of the main routes in the community.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 238 people, 97 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 696.9 people per square mile (270.3/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 301.6/sq mi (117.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.48% White, 0.42% Asian, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 97 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,773, and the median income for a family was $40,139. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $14,722 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,623. About 16.9% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.6% of those sixty five or over.

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