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Bertrand, Missouri
City
Location of Bertrand, Missouri
Location of Bertrand, Missouri
Location of Missouri in the United States
Location of Missouri in the United States
Country United States
State Missouri
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Land 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 322 ft (98 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 821
 • Estimate (2012) 817
 • Density 1,052.6/sq mi (406.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63823
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-04996
GNIS feature ID 0714002

Bertrand is a city in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States. The population was 821 at the 2010 census.

History

Bertrand was platted in 1859. The community has the name of one Mr. Bertrand, a railroad promoter. A post office called Bertrand has been in operation since 1874.

Geography

Bertrand is located at 36°54′37″N 89°26′54″W / 36.91028°N 89.44833°W / 36.91028; -89.44833 (36.910323, -89.448213). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

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Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 126
1890 221 75.4%
1900 266 20.4%
1910 346 30.1%
1920 355 2.6%
1930 322 −9.3%
1940 377 17.1%
1950 390 3.4%
1960 465 19.2%
1970 604 29.9%
1980 688 13.9%
1990 692 0.6%
2000 740 6.9%
2010 821 10.9%
Est. 2015 792 −3.5%
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2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 821 people, 341 households, and 232 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,052.6 inhabitants per square mile (406.4/km2). There were 355 housing units at an average density of 455.1 per square mile (175.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.32% White, 1.83% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.

There were 341 households of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 46.1 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.2% male and 54.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 740 people, 316 households, and 207 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,115.2 people per square mile (432.9/km²). There were 351 housing units at an average density of 528.9 per square mile (205.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.81% White, 2.84% African American, 0.41% Native American, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 316 households out of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 residing with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.66.

In the city the population was spread out with 17.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,023, and the median income for a family was $32,833. Males had a median income of $24,643 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,346. About 14.6% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.4% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.


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