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Missouri City, Missouri

Missouri City is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States. The population was 295 at the 2000 census.

History

Missouri City was originally named Atchison. The earliest known use of the name was on a deed to a building from 1820. The land was possessed by French fur traders Antoine Laffond and Bernard Laffond as early as January 24, 1807. The name had changed to Missouri City by December 5, 1857.

Geography

Missouri City is located at (39.238147, -94.301128).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (9.73%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 295 people, 110 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 290.5 people per square mile (111.7/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 118.2/sq mi (45.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.56% White, 2.71% African American, and 3.73% from two or more races.

There were 110 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 121.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $30,357 versus $24,554 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,693. About 4.2% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References

External links

http://www.kansascity.com/105/story/59970.html

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