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Creighton, Missouri
City
Location of Creighton, Missouri
Location of Creighton, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 349
 • Estimate (2012) 346
 • Density 997.1/sq mi (385.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-17164
GNIS feature ID 0716483

Creighton is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 349 at the 2010 census.

History

Creighton was platted in 1855, and named after John B. Creighton, a pioneer citizen. A post office called Creighton has been in operation since 1887.

Geography

Creighton is located at 38°29′44″N 94°4′23″W / 38.49556°N 94.07306°W / 38.49556; -94.07306 (38.495498, -94.073148).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 308
1900 360 16.9%
1910 400 11.1%
1920 335 −16.3%
1930 289 −13.7%
1940 272 −5.9%
1950 269 −1.1%
1960 228 −15.2%
1970 294 28.9%
1980 301 2.4%
1990 289 −4.0%
2000 322 11.4%
2010 349 8.4%
Est. 2015 344 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 349 people, 142 households, and 94 families residing in the city. The population density was 997.1 inhabitants per square mile (385.0/km2). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 457.1 per square mile (176.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.7% White, 2.0% African American, 1.7% Native American, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 142 households of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 33.9 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 322 people, 128 households, and 83 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,086.7 people per square mile (414.4/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 465.7 per square mile (177.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.76% White, 0.31% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,071, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $41,000 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,369. About 8.9% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 19.5% of those age 65 or over.

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