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Laclede, Missouri
City
Location of Laclede, Missouri
Location of Laclede, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Linn
Area
 • Total 1.27 sq mi (3.29 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 345
 • Estimate (2012) 335
 • Density 276.0/sq mi (106.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64651
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-39566
GNIS feature ID 0720726

Laclede is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. The population was 345 at the 2010 census, down from 415 at the 2000 census.

History

Laclede was platted in 1853. The city was named for Pierre Laclède, the founder of St. Louis.

A post office called Laclede has been in operation since 1856. In July 2011 the United States Postal Service announced plans to permanently close the Laclede post office as part of a nationwide restructuring plan.

The Locust Creek Covered Bridge, Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home, and Plum Grove School are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Laclede is located at 39°47′15″N 93°10′11″W / 39.7875°N 93.16972°W / 39.7875; -93.16972 (39.787421, -93.169749).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.27 square miles (3.29 km2), of which, 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 694
1890 688 −0.9%
1900 770 11.9%
1910 740 −3.9%
1920 649 −12.3%
1930 644 −0.8%
1940 642 −0.3%
1950 544 −15.3%
1960 428 −21.3%
1970 430 0.5%
1980 445 3.5%
1990 410 −7.9%
2000 415 1.2%
2010 345 −16.9%
Est. 2015 327 −5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 345 people, 163 households, and 95 families residing in the city. The population density was 276.0 inhabitants per square mile (106.6/km2). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 157.6 per square mile (60.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.9% Native American, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 163 households of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.7% were non-families. 38.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the city was 46.3 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 22.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 415 people, 182 households, and 117 families residing in the city. The population density was 333.3 people per square mile (128.2/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 160.6 per square mile (61.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.59% White, 1.45% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 182 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,688, and the median income for a family was $29,519. Males had a median income of $22,422 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,890. About 12.8% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 25.6% of those age 65 or over.


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