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Meadville, Missouri
City
Nickname(s): Mudville
Location of Meadville, Missouri
Location of Meadville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Linn
Area
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 719 ft (219 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 462
 • Estimate (2012) 454
 • Density 855.6/sq mi (330.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64659
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-47036
GNIS feature ID 0735719

Meadville is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. The population was 462 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Meadville has been in operation since 1869. The community was named for Charles Mead, superintendent of the St. Joseph Railroad.

Geography

Meadville is located at 39°47′12″N 93°18′10″W / 39.78667°N 93.30278°W / 39.78667; -93.30278 (39.786779, -93.302888).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 446
1890 672 50.7%
1900 760 13.1%
1910 580 −23.7%
1920 616 6.2%
1930 540 −12.3%
1940 509 −5.7%
1950 446 −12.4%
1960 447 0.2%
1970 409 −8.5%
1980 416 1.7%
1990 360 −13.5%
2000 457 26.9%
2010 462 1.1%
Est. 2015 449 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 462 people, 183 households, and 131 families residing in the city. The population density was 855.6 inhabitants per square mile (330.3/km2). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 377.8 per square mile (145.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 183 households of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 36.8 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 457 people, 185 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,118.4 people per square mile (430.4/km²). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 511.5 per square mile (196.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.91% White, 0.44% African American, 0.22% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 185 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,841, and the median income for a family was $38,929. Males had a median income of $24,250 versus $17,386 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,427. About 1.6% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

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