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Crane, Missouri
Location of Crane, Missouri
Location of Crane, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°54′19″N 93°34′18″W / 36.90528°N 93.57167°W / 36.90528; -93.57167Coordinates: 36°54′19″N 93°34′18″W / 36.90528°N 93.57167°W / 36.90528; -93.57167
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stone
Government
 • Type Mayor/Council
Area
 • Total 1.52 sq mi (3.95 km2)
 • Land 1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,145 ft (349 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,462
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,357
 • Density 892.76/sq mi (344.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65633
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-17074
Website http://www.crane-mo.com/

Crane (formerly Hickory Grove) is a town in Stone County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,462 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Crane was platted in 1895, taking its name from nearby Crane Creek. A post office called Crane has been in operation since 1887.

Geography

Crane is located at 36°54′14″N 93°34′16″W / 36.90389°N 93.57111°W / 36.90389; -93.57111 (36.903813, -93.571128).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.52 square miles (3.94 km2), all of it land.

Crane Creek flows through the town.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,002
1920 1,151 14.9%
1930 1,030 −10.5%
1940 1,013 −1.7%
1950 939 −7.3%
1960 954 1.6%
1970 1,003 5.1%
1980 1,185 18.1%
1990 1,218 2.8%
2000 1,390 14.1%
2010 1,462 5.2%
2019 (est.) 1,357 −7.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,462 people, 558 households, and 347 families living in the city. The population density was 961.8 inhabitants per square mile (371.4/km2). There were 663 housing units at an average density of 436.2 per square mile (168.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 558 households, of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

Education

Crane R-III School District operates one elementary school, one middle school, and Crane High School. Crane High School has a variety of athletic activities for students, including Archery, Baseball, Cheerleading, Basketball, Softball, Trap, and Volleyball.

Crane has a public library, a branch of the Stone County Library.

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