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Craig, Missouri
City
Location of Craig, Missouri
Location of Craig, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Holt
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 248
 • Estimate (2012) 236
 • Density 918.5/sq mi (354.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64437
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-17056
GNIS feature ID 0716455

Craig is a city in Holt County, Missouri, United States. The population was 248 at the 2010 census.

History

Craig was laid out in 1868. The city was named after the attorney and Missouri politician James Craig. A post office called Craig has been in operation since 1869.

Geography

Craig is located at 40°11′32″N 95°22′25″W / 40.19222°N 95.37361°W / 40.19222; -95.37361 (40.192220, -95.373617).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 541
1890 503 −7.0%
1900 775 54.1%
1910 621 −19.9%
1920 642 3.4%
1930 626 −2.5%
1940 718 14.7%
1950 578 −19.5%
1960 488 −15.6%
1970 369 −24.4%
1980 379 2.7%
1990 346 −8.7%
2000 309 −10.7%
2010 248 −19.7%
Est. 2015 228 −8.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 248 people, 110 households, and 67 families residing in the city. The population density was 918.5 inhabitants per square mile (354.6/km2). There were 137 housing units at an average density of 507.4 per square mile (195.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.4% Native American, and 0.4% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 110 households of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 47 years. 18.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 309 people, 131 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,120.0 people per square mile (426.1/km²). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 558.2 per square mile (212.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.68% White, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $26,750. Males had a median income of $30,114 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,719. About 14.5% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 23.1% of those sixty five or over.


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