Cowgill, Missouri facts for kids
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Location of Cowgill, Missouri
|• Total||0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)|
|• Land||0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||968 ft (295 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||761.51/sq mi (293.94/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0730076|
Cowgill is a city in southern Caldwell County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area with the United States. The population was 168 at the 2020 census.
Cowgill was laid out in 1887. It was named for Judge James Cowgill, a prominent local resident.
Cowgill is located at 39°33′43″N 93°55′34″W / 39.56194°N 93.92611°W (39.561828, -93.925991).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 188 people, 82 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 783.3 inhabitants per square mile (302.4/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 429.2 per square mile (165.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.7% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Asian, 2.7% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.
There were 82 households, of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.2% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the city was 39 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.4% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.
- Herb Conyers, former professional baseball player for the Cleveland Indians
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