kids encyclopedia robot

Clarksburg, Missouri facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Clarksburg, Missouri
City of Clarksburg
Location of Clarksburg, Missouri
Location of Clarksburg, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Moniteau
Founded 1884
Named for Postmaster Hiram Clark
Area
 • Total 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Land 0.58 sq mi (1.49 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
909 ft (277 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 334
 • Estimate 
(2019)
350
 • Density 606.59/sq mi (234.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65025
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-14140
GNIS feature ID 0715893

Clarksburg is a city in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 334 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Clarksburg has been in operation since 1884. Hiram Clark, an early postmaster, gave the town his last name.

Geography

Clarksburg is located at 38°39′36″N 92°40′3″W / 38.66000°N 92.66750°W / 38.66000; -92.66750 (38.659954, -92.667454).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 509
1910 399 −21.6%
1920 441 10.5%
1930 394 −10.7%
1940 393 −0.3%
1950 366 −6.9%
1960 357 −2.5%
1970 343 −3.9%
1980 352 2.6%
1990 358 1.7%
2000 375 4.7%
2010 334 −10.9%
2019 (est.) 350 4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 334 people, 115 households, and 89 families residing in the city. The population density was 575.9 inhabitants per square mile (222.4/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 246.6 per square mile (95.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 115 households, of which 48.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 21.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.6% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the city was 31.7 years. 34.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.6% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 7.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

kids search engine
Clarksburg, Missouri Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.