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Cainsville, Missouri
City
Location of Cainsville, Missouri
Location of Cainsville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
 • Land 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 290
 • Estimate (2012) 283
 • Density 211.7/sq mi (81.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64632
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-10342
GNIS feature ID 0758423

Cainsville is a city in Harrison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 290 at the 2010 census.

History

Cainsville had its start in 1854 when Peter Cain built a watermill on the site. As more workers arrived, a post office, blacksmith shop and trading post were necessarily started up, so that by 1858, a small town had developed.

Geography

Cainsville is located at 40°26′20″N 93°46′22″W / 40.43889°N 93.77278°W / 40.43889; -93.77278 (40.438992, -93.772723).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.37 square miles (3.55 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 198
1890 418 111.1%
1900 743 77.8%
1910 887 19.4%
1920 1,051 18.5%
1930 765 −27.2%
1940 765 0.0%
1950 618 −19.2%
1960 495 −19.9%
1970 454 −8.3%
1980 496 9.3%
1990 387 −22.0%
2000 370 −4.4%
2010 290 −21.6%
Est. 2015 280 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 290 people, 126 households, and 83 families residing in the city. The population density was 211.7 inhabitants per square mile (81.7/km2). There were 175 housing units at an average density of 127.7 per square mile (49.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.3% Native American, 1.4% Pacific Islander, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 126 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% 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 2.90.

The median age in the city was 44.9 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 370 people, 168 households, and 102 families residing in the city. The population density was 269.2 people per square mile (104.3/km²). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 157.2 per square mile (60.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.65% White, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 168 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $26,944. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $17,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,046. About 16.7% of families and 21.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 26.8% of those age 65 or over.


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