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Goodman, Missouri
Location of Goodman, Missouri
Location of Goodman, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County McDonald
Area
 • Total 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,250 ft (380 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,248
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,249
 • Density 941.22/sq mi (363.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64843
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-27874
GNIS feature ID 0729895
Website http://www.goodmanmo.net

Goodman is a city in McDonald County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,248 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Goodman has been in operation since 1897. The community has the name of L. A. Goodman, a businessperson in the local orchards industry.

Geography

Goodman is located at 36°44′29″N 94°24′40″W / 36.74139°N 94.41111°W / 36.74139; -94.41111 (36.741499, -94.411054).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 321
1930 317 −1.2%
1940 321 1.3%
1950 477 48.6%
1960 540 13.2%
1970 565 4.6%
1980 1,030 82.3%
1990 1,094 6.2%
2000 1,183 8.1%
2010 1,248 5.5%
2019 (est.) 1,249 0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,248 people, 450 households, and 308 families residing in the city. The population density was 938.3 inhabitants per square mile (362.3/km2). There were 504 housing units at an average density of 378.9 per square mile (146.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.0% White, 0.1% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 3.5% Pacific Islander, 2.6% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 450 households, of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the city was 32.2 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

Notable person

Jerry Capehart - Singer, songwriter, music producer and entertainment manager.

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