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Duquesne, Missouri
City
Location of Duquesne, Missouri
Location of Duquesne, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 1.85 sq mi (4.79 km2)
 • Land 1.85 sq mi (4.79 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,073 ft (327 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,159
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,639
 • Density 885.47/sq mi (341.95/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64801, 64804
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-20512
GNIS feature ID 0717204

Duquesne is a Fourth-Class City in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,159 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Duquesne is located at 37°4′28″N 94°27′46″W / 37.07444°N 94.46278°W / 37.07444; -94.46278 (37.074560, -94.462770).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the City has a total area of 1.85 square miles (4.79 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 699
1970 738 5.6%
1980 1,252 69.6%
1990 1,229 −1.8%
2000 1,640 33.4%
2010 1,763 7.5%
2019 (est.) 1,639 −7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

Duquesne had been a village since its inception, but in 2006 Duquesne successfully applied for status as a Fourth-Class City.

Sixty to seventy percent of the structures of Duquesne were destroyed by the May 22, 2011 tornado with thirty percent of Joplin being destroyed.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,763 people, 781 households, and 493 families living in the city. The population density was 953.0 inhabitants per square mile (368.0/km2). There were 856 housing units at an average density of 462.7 per square mile (178.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.9% White, 1.4% African American, 1.6% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 781 households, of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.9% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 39.6 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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