Bourbon, Missouri facts for kids
Location of Bourbon, Missouri
|• Total||1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)|
|• Land||1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||942 ft (287 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,640|
|• Density||1,217.9/sq mi (470.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0714562|
A post office called Bourbon has been in operation since 1853. The name Bourbon refers to bourbon whiskey.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.34 square miles (3.47 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,632 people, 652 households, and 433 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,217.9 inhabitants per square mile (470.2/km2). There were 718 housing units at an average density of 535.8 per square mile (206.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.71% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.
There were 652 households of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 35 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,348 people, 548 households, and 355 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,135.9 people per square mile (437.4/km²). There were 600 housing units at an average density of 505.6 per square mile (194.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.89% White, 0.07% African American, 0.45% Native American, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.
There were 548 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,240, and the median income for a family was $35,294. Males had a median income of $29,531 versus $20,391 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,992. About 11.9% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.4% of those under age 18 and 15.9% of those age 65 or over.
Notable people and places
- Brian Mistler psychological author and international columnist lived here as a child.
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