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Creighton, Missouri
Location of Creighton, Missouri
Location of Creighton, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
787 ft (240 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 327
 • Estimate 
(2021)
327
 • Density 991.30/sq mi (382.83/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-17164
GNIS feature ID 0716483

Creighton is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 327 at the 2020 census. It is 57 miles south southeast of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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 −16.2%
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%
2020 327 −6.3%
2021 (est.) 327 −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

As of the census of 2020, there were 327 people, 139 households, and 94 families living in the city. The population density was 997.1 inhabitants per square mile (385.0/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 457.1 per square mile (176.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.7% White, 1.2% African American, .6% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander,1.7% Native American, and 5.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 139 households, of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 30.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 19.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 12.3% 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 35.2 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 349 people, 142 households, and 94 families living 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.

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