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Jerico Springs, Missouri
Village
Location of Jerico Springs, Missouri
Location of Jerico Springs, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,017 ft (310 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 160
 • Estimate 
(2019)
231
 • Density 337.72/sq mi (130.35/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64756
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-37214
GNIS feature ID 0729910
JericoSprings 2799
The spring in Jerico Springs, MO

Jerico Springs is a village in Cedar County, Missouri, United States. The population was 160 at the 2020 census.

History

Jerico Springs was platted in 1882. Its name is derived from both the ancient city of Jericho and that of Joseph B. Carrico, the owner of the town site.

Geography

Jerico Springs is located in the southwestern corner of Cedar County on Missouri Route 97. Stockton Lake lies about ten miles to the east of the town. The area is within the Springfield Plateau region of the Ozarks.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 486
1900 443 −8.8%
1910 395 −10.8%
1920 262 −33.7%
1930 247 −5.7%
1940 254 2.8%
1950 235 −7.5%
1960 179 −23.8%
1970 188 5.0%
1980 208 10.6%
1990 247 18.8%
2000 259 4.9%
2010 228 −12.0%
2019 (est.) 231 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 228 people, 87 households, and 56 families residing in the village. The population density was 335.3 inhabitants per square mile (129.5/km2). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 182.4 per square mile (70.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.5% White and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 87 households, of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.25.

The median age in the village was 36.5 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 11% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

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