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Kimmswick, Missouri
Location of Kimmswick, Missouri
Location of Kimmswick, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
411 ft (125 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 157
 • Estimate 
(2012)
157
 • Density 682.6/sq mi (263.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63053
Area code(s) 636
FIPS code 29-38684
GNIS feature ID 0720590

Kimmswick is a city in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Kimmswick is a fourth class city located at 38°22′0″N 90°21′50″W / 38.366667°N 90.36389°W / 38.366667; -90.36389. It is next to the Mississippi River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.

Nearby Imperial was once known as West Kimmswick.

History

Kimmswick was platted in 1859 by Theodore Kimm, who gave the town his last name. A post office called Kimmswick was established in 1858, and remained in operation until 1973.

The Kimmswick Historic District and Windsor Harbor Road Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 182
1900 212 16.5%
1910 235 10.8%
1920 141 −40.0%
1930 172 22.0%
1940 172 0.0%
1950 207 20.3%
1960 303 46.4%
1970 268 −11.6%
1980 207 −22.8%
1990 135 −34.8%
2000 94 −30.4%
2010 157 67.0%
Est. 2015 158 0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 157 people, 56 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 682.6 inhabitants per square mile (263.6/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 295.7 per square mile (114.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.4% White, 1.3% African American, 6.4% Asian, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 56 households of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.34.

The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 94 people, 35 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,186.5 people per square mile (453.7/km²). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 454.4 per square mile (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.36% White, 1.06% African American, and 9.57% from two or more races.

There were 35 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,688, and the median income for a family was $66,250. Males had a median income of $44,250 versus $34,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,359. There were 3.6% of families and 7.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.3% of under eighteens and 21.4% of those over 64.

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