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|City of Laddonia|
Location of Laddonia, Missouri
|• Total||0.66 sq mi (1.70 km2)|
|• Land||0.65 sq mi (1.69 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||778 ft (237 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||761.47/sq mi (293.91/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0720731|
Laddonia was laid out in 1871. It was named for Amos Ladd, an early settler, and his wife, Onia. A post office has been in operation at Laddonia since 1871.
Laddonia is located at(39.240331, -91.643501).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 513 people, 226 households, and 140 families living in the city. The population density was 789.2 inhabitants per square mile (304.7/km2). There were 274 housing units at an average density of 421.5 per square mile (162.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.
There were 226 households, of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.1% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 44.4 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
Public education is administered by Community R-VI School District, which operates Community Elementary School in Laddonia.
Laddonia has a lending library, a branch of the Mexico-Audrain Library District.
- Lloyd Morey, interim Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts and educator, was born in Laddonia.
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