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Appleton City, Missouri
City
Nickname(s): AC
Location of Appleton City, Missouri
Location of Appleton City, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Clair
Incorporated 1870
Area
 • 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)
 • Total 1,127
 • Estimate (2012) 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
GNIS feature ID 0755694
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 originally called Arlington, and under the latter name was platted in 1870. The present name is after the D. Appleton & Company, who helped build the town a library in exchange for the naming rights. A post office called Appleton City has been in operation since 1871.

The Hudson City School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

Geography

Appleton City is located at 38°11′24″N 94°1′43″W / 38.19°N 94.02861°W / 38.19; -94.02861 (38.189953, -94.028642).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 1,034
1890 1,081 4.5%
1900 1,133 4.8%
1910 1,018 −10.2%
1920 1,262 24.0%
1930 1,136 −10.0%
1940 1,188 4.6%
1950 1,150 −3.2%
1960 1,075 −6.5%
1970 1,058 −1.6%
1980 1,257 18.8%
1990 1,280 1.8%
2000 1,314 2.7%
2010 1,127 −14.2%
Est. 2015 1,092 −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,127 people, 501 households, and 281 families residing in the city. The population density was 980.0 inhabitants per square mile (378.4/km2). There were 617 housing units at an average density of 536.5 per square mile (207.1/km2). 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 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.


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