Clarksville, Missouri facts for kids
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Clarksville, Missouri in June 2018
Location of Clarksville, Missouri
|• Total||0.94 sq mi (2.44 km2)|
|• Land||0.58 sq mi (1.51 km2)|
|• Water||0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)|
|Elevation||463 ft (141 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||741.82/sq mi (286.31/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Clarksville is a city in Calumet Township, Pike County, Missouri, United States. The population was 442 at the 2010 census.
Clarksville was platted in 1819. The city was named for William Clark, governor of the territory at that time.
The Clarksville Historic District, Clifford-Wyrick House, Lock and Dam No. 24 Historic District, Northern Methodist Episcopal Church of Clarksville, and Turner-Pharr House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), of which, 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2) is land and 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 442 people, 210 households, and 109 families residing in the city. The population density was 960.9 inhabitants per square mile (371.0/km2). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 589.1 per square mile (227.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.4% White, 7.2% African American, 2.0% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.
There were 210 households, of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.7% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.1% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.83.
The median age in the city was 45.8 years. 21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 21% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
Pike County R-III School District operates two schools at Clarksville: Clopton Elementary School and Clopton High School.
The town has a lending library, the Clarksville Public Library.