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Ash Grove, Missouri
Location of Ash Grove, Missouri
|• Total||1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)|
|• Land||1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,047 ft (319 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,183.61/sq mi (457.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0713418|
Ash Grove laid out in 1853. The city was named from a grove of ash trees near the original town site. A post office called Ash Grove has been in operation since 1849.
Ash Grove is located at(37.315629, -93.583829).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2), all of it land.
The city is located about twenty miles northwest of Springfield, the state's third largest city.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,472 people, 584 households, and 379 families living in the city. The population density was 1,206.6 inhabitants per square mile (465.9/km2). There were 661 housing units at an average density of 541.8 per square mile (209.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 584 households, of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
- Joseph Yoakum, African American landscape artist
In Spanish: Ash Grove (Misuri) para niños
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