Kahoka, Missouri facts for kids
Location within Clark County and Missouri
|• Total||1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)|
|• Land||1.57 sq mi (4.07 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)|
|Elevation||699 ft (213 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||2,049|
|• Density||1,323.6/sq mi (511.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0735671|
Kahoka was platted in 1858. The city is named for the Cahokia tribe of the Illiniwek or Illinois Confederacy.
The Clark County Courthouse, Col. Hiram M. Hiller House, and Montgomery Opera House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Kahoka is located at (40.4239, -91.7213). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2), of which, 1.57 square miles (4.07 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.
|Decennial US Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,078 people, 883 households, and 521 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,323.6 inhabitants per square mile (511.0/km2). There were 1,001 housing units at an average density of 637.6 per square mile (246.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.
There were 883 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.0% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 21% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,241 people, 921 households, and 562 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,464.0 people per square mile (565.5/km²). There were 1,014 housing units at an average density of 662.4 per square mile (255.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.48% White, 0.09% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.002% Dutch, 0.04% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.
There were 921 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the city, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,384, and the median income for a family was $30,192. Males had a median income of $24,313 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,928. About 15.4% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.
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