Clearmont, Missouri

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Clearmont, Missouri
Clearmont Post Office in February 2009
Clearmont Post Office in February 2009
Location of Clearmont, Missouri
Location of Clearmont, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°30′31″N 95°1′59″W / 40.50861°N 95.03306°W / 40.50861; -95.03306Coordinates: 40°30′31″N 95°1′59″W / 40.50861°N 95.03306°W / 40.50861; -95.03306
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyNodaway
Area
 • Total0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
971 ft (296 m)
Population
 • Total170
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
161
 • Density1,100/sq mi (410/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64431
Area code(s)660
FIPS code29-14662[4]
GNIS feature ID0715959[5]

Clearmont is a city in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States. The population was 170 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Clearmont was laid out in 1857.[6] Some say the community was named after nearby Clear Creek, while others believe the name is a transfer from Clermont, Indiana.[7] A post office called Clearmont has been in operation since 1881.[8]

Geography[edit]

Clearmont is located at 40°30′31″N 95°1′59″W / 40.50861°N 95.03306°W / 40.50861; -95.03306 (40.508589, -95.033112).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890246
190034841.5%
1910263−24.4%
19202827.2%
193032716.0%
1940243−25.7%
195028316.5%
19602923.2%
1970226−22.6%
198026115.5%
1990175−33.0%
20001919.1%
2010170−11.0%
Est. 2016161[3]−5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 170 people, 90 households, and 51 families living in the city. The population density was 1,062.5 inhabitants per square mile (410.2/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 687.5 per square mile (265.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White and 1.2% from two or more races.

There were 90 households of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.3% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.47.

The median age in the city was 51.5 years. 13.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 33.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 191 people, 98 households, and 53 families living in the city. The population density was 1,133.0 people per square mile (433.8/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 688.1 per square mile (263.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.48% White, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 98 households out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.9% were non-families. 41.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 76.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $17,361, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,642. About 16.3% of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.9% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. 336.
  7. ^ "Nodaway County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.