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Bigelow, Missouri
Village
Location of Bigelow, Missouri
Location of Bigelow, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Holt
Area
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 27
 • Estimate (2012) 26
 • Density 300.0/sq mi (115.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64437
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-05464
GNIS feature ID 0730058

Bigelow is a village in Holt County, Missouri, United States. The population was 27 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Bigelow was established in 1869, and remained in operation until 1992. The village was named after a railroad promoter.

Geography

Bigelow is located at 40°6′37″N 95°17′25″W / 40.11028°N 95.29028°W / 40.11028; -95.29028 (40.110204, -95.290252).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 190
1900 195
1910 156 −20.0%
1920 161 3.2%
1930 138 −14.3%
1940 143 3.6%
1950 132 −7.7%
1960 100 −24.2%
1970 84 −16.0%
1980 67 −20.2%
1990 32 −52.2%
2000 38 18.8%
2010 27 −28.9%
Est. 2015 25 −7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 27 people, 12 households, and 6 families residing in the village. The population density was 300.0 inhabitants per square mile (115.8/km2). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 244.4 per square mile (94.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 12 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% 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 3.17.

The median age in the village was 33.8 years. 29.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 11.1% were from 45 to 64; and 29.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 38 people, 16 households, and 12 families residing in the village. The population density was 415.9 people per square mile (163.0/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 284.6 per square mile (111.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 16 households out of which 18.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 25.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 10.5% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 39.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females there were 123.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $10,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,067. There were 12.5% of families and 31.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 100.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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