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Gilliam, Missouri
Location of Gilliam, Missouri
Location of Gilliam, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Saline
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
823 ft (251 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 197
 • Estimate 
(2019)
190
 • Density 766.13/sq mi (295.31/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65330
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-27028
GNIS feature ID 0718453

Gilliam is a city in Saline County, Missouri, United States. The population was 197 at the 2010 census.

History

Gilliam was platted in 1878. The community has the name of a local farmer. A post office called Gilliam has been in operation since 1879.

Geography

Gilliam is located at 39°13′59″N 93°0′14″W / 39.23306°N 93.00389°W / 39.23306; -93.00389 (39.233168, -93.003890).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 56
1890 321 473.2%
1900 347 8.1%
1910 299 −13.8%
1920 404 35.1%
1930 404 0.0%
1940 308 −23.8%
1950 306 −0.6%
1960 249 −18.6%
1970 248 −0.4%
1980 227 −8.5%
1990 212 −6.6%
2000 229 8.0%
2010 197 −14.0%
2019 (est.) 190 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 197 people, 87 households, and 46 families living in the city. The population density was 788.0 inhabitants per square mile (304.2/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 404.0 per square mile (156.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 3.0% African American, 0.5% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 87 households, of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% 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 3.09.

The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.8% male and 45.2% female.

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