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Guilford, Missouri
Village
Location of Guilford, Missouri
Location of Guilford, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Nodaway
Area
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 85
 • Estimate (2012) 85
 • Density 944.4/sq mi (364.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64457
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-29692
GNIS feature ID 0718916

Guilford is a village in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States, near the Platte River. The population was 85 at the 2010 census.

History

Guilford was founded about 1856. The community was named in commemoration of the Battle of Guilford Court House in the American Revolutionary War. A post office called Guilford has been in operation since 1856.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Guilford has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 67
1900 235
1910 207 −11.9%
1920 273 31.9%
1930 201 −26.4%
1940 227 12.9%
1950 164 −27.8%
1960 125 −23.8%
1970 105 −16.0%
1980 87 −17.1%
1990 93 6.9%
2000 87 −6.5%
2010 85 −2.3%
Est. 2015 81 −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 36 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 944.4 inhabitants per square mile (364.6/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 544.4 per square mile (210.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 36 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 38.5 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 36.5% were from 45 to 64; and 7.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 87 people, 34 households, and 21 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,130.5 people per square mile (419.9/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 532.8 per square mile (197.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.60% of the population.

There were 34 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 12.6% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 11.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $25,750 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,391. There were 25.0% of families and 28.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 40.0% of under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.

Notable native

  • Jerry Wallace - Country and popular music singer. His hits included "Primrose Lane", "Shutters And Boards", "In The Misty Moonlight", and If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry.

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