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Appleton City, Missouri

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Appleton City, Missouri
City
Nickname(s): AC
Location of Appleton City, Missouri
Location of Appleton City, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°11′24″N 94°1′43″W / 38.19000°N 94.02861°W / 38.19000; -94.02861Coordinates: 38°11′24″N 94°1′43″W / 38.19000°N 94.02861°W / 38.19000; -94.02861{{#coordinates:38|11|24|N|94|1|43|W|region:US_type:city |primary |name=

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Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Clair
Incorporated 1870
Government
 • Type 4th Class City
 • Mayor Stephanie Donnohue
Area[1]
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,127
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,093
 • Density 980.0/sq mi (378.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64724
FIPS code 29-01522[4]
GNIS feature ID 0755694[5]
Website http://www.acmogov.com

Appleton City is a city in St. Clair County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,127 at the 2010 census.

History

Appleton City was platted in 1868. Originally called Arlington, its name was changed to Appleton City because the publishing house of D. Appleton & Company, through William Henry Appleton of New York, made a generous donation for a public library and school purposes.[6]

Geography

Appleton City is located at 38°11′24″N 94°1′43″W / 38.19000°N 94.02861°W / 38.19000; -94.02861{{#coordinates:38|11|24|N|94|1|43|W|type:city | |name= }} (38.189953, -94.028642).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of Script error: No such module "convert"., all of it land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,127 people, 501 households, and 281 families residing in the city. The population density was Script error: No such module "convert".. There were 617 housing units at an average density of Script error: No such module "convert".. The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 501 households of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.9% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 45.2 years. 21.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 26% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,314 people, 552 households, and 342 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,147.0 people per square mile (441.2/km²). There were 635 housing units at an average density of 554.3 per square mile (213.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.17% White, 0.08% Native American, 0.38% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 552 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 27.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,674, and the median income for a family was $30,365. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,864 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,566. About 16.5% of families and 23.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.4% of those under age 18 and 18.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

References

  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 (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 357. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

External links

Website of the City of Appleton City: