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East Lynne, Missouri
Location of East Lynne, Missouri
Location of East Lynne, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
856 ft (261 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 303
 • Estimate 
(2019)
305
 • Density 935.58/sq mi (360.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64743
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-20980
GNIS feature ID 0717322

East Lynne is a city in eastern Cass County, Missouri The population was 303 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States.

History

East Lynne was platted in 1871. The city took its name from the novel East Lynne by Ellen Wood. A post office has been in operation at East Lynne since 1871.

Geography

East Lynne is located at 38°40′3″N 94°13′47″W / 38.66750°N 94.22972°W / 38.66750; -94.22972 (38.667590, -94.229680).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.

East Lynne is east of Harrisonville and US Route 71.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 195
1900 353
1910 277 −21.5%
1920 298 7.6%
1930 257 −13.8%
1940 236 −8.2%
1950 204 −13.6%
1960 243 19.1%
1970 255 4.9%
1980 286 12.2%
1990 289 1.0%
2000 300 3.8%
2010 303 1.0%
2019 (est.) 305 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 303 people, 107 households, and 75 families living in the city. The population density was 918.2 inhabitants per square mile (354.5/km2). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 348.5 per square mile (134.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 107 households, of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 32.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 19.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

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