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Calhoun, Missouri
Location of Calhoun, Missouri
Location of Calhoun, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Henry
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
794 ft (242 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 469
 • Estimate 
(2019)
453
 • Density 460.37/sq mi (177.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65323
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-10450
GNIS feature ID 0715194

Calhoun is a city in Henry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 469 at the 2010 census.

History

Calhoun was platted in 1837. The town was named for John C. Calhoun, 7th Vice President of the United States. A post office called Calhoun has been in operation since 1844.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), of which, 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 492
1890 698 41.9%
1900 561 −19.6%
1910 684 21.9%
1920 603 −11.8%
1930 501 −16.9%
1940 521 4.0%
1950 463 −11.1%
1960 374 −19.2%
1970 360 −3.7%
1980 427 18.6%
1990 450 5.4%
2000 491 9.1%
2010 469 −4.5%
2019 (est.) 453 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 469 people, 175 households, and 115 families living in the city. The population density was 478.6 inhabitants per square mile (184.8/km2). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 212.2 per square mile (81.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 175 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 37.2 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

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