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Gasconade, Missouri
City
Location of Gasconade, Missouri
Location of Gasconade, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Gasconade
Area
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 223
 • Estimate (2012) 219
 • Density 1,115.0/sq mi (430.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 65036, 65061
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-26578
GNIS feature ID 0729496

Gasconade is a city in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. The population was 223 at the 2010 census.

History

Gasconade was platted in 1857. It is situated at the mouth of the Gasconade River, from which it takes its name.

Geography

Gasconade is located at 38°40′15″N 91°33′33″W / 38.67083°N 91.55917°W / 38.67083; -91.55917 (38.670790, -91.559140).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 375
1940 494 31.7%
1950 448 −9.3%
1960 333 −25.7%
1970 235 −29.4%
1980 250 6.4%
1990 253 1.2%
2000 267 5.5%
2010 223 −16.5%
Est. 2015 214 −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 223 people, 97 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,115.0 inhabitants per square mile (430.5/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 690.0 per square mile (266.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White, 0.4% African American, and 0.4% from two or more races.

There were 97 households of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.2% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 46.3 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 267 people, 105 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,280.5 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 676.2 per square mile (259.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.63% White, 0.75% Native American, 1.12% Asian, and 1.50% from two or more races.

There were 105 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 81.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,404, and the median income for a family was $27,917. Males had a median income of $22,045 versus $18,594 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,131. About 19.7% of families and 25.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.7% of those sixty five or over.


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