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Arcola, Missouri
Village
Location of Arcola, Missouri
Location of Arcola, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Dade
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 37
 • Estimate 
(2019)
53
 • Density 179.05/sq mi (69.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65603
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-01720
GNIS feature ID 0729837

Arcola is a village in Dade County, Missouri, United States. The population was 37 at the 2020 census.

History

A post office called Arcola has been in operation since 1873. The village's name commemorates the Battle of the Bridge of Arcole, in Italy.

Geography

Arcola is located at 37°32′56″N 93°52′30″W / 37.549000°N 93.874932°W / 37.549000; -93.874932.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 80
1980 136 70.0%
1990 72 −47.1%
2000 45 −37.5%
2010 55 22.2%
2019 (est.) 53 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 55 people, 31 households, and 16 families living in the village. The population density was 183.3 inhabitants per square mile (70.8/km2). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 176.7 per square mile (68.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 31 households, of which 9.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.4% were non-families. 48.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 32.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.77 and the average family size was 2.38.

The median age in the village was 63.2 years. 12.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.7% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 45.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

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