New Haven, Missouri facts for kids
|New Haven, Missouri|
|Nickname(s): sun drop country|
Location of New Haven, Missouri
|• Total||3.45 sq mi (8.94 km2)|
|• Land||3.29 sq mi (8.52 km2)|
|• Water||0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)|
|Elevation||676 ft (206 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||2,096|
|• Density||635.0/sq mi (245.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0731625|
New Haven is within the Hermann AVA (American Viticultural Area).
New Haven was originally called Miller's Landing, and uner the latter name was platted in 1855. A post office called New Haven has been in operation since 1858. New Haven also claims to be the founding city of Sun Drop and has a Pepsi plant located in it. New Haven is also the home of Pinckney Bend Distillery which has won several international awards for its spirits.
The AME Church of New Haven, New Haven Commercial Historic District, New Haven Residential Historic District, Wilhelm Pelster House-Barn, and Christopher and Johanna Twelker Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
New Haven is located at (38.604989, -91.218137).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.45 square miles (8.94 km2), of which, 3.29 square miles (8.52 km2) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,089 people, 818 households, and 533 families residing in the city. The population density was 635.0 inhabitants per square mile (245.2/km2). There were 905 housing units at an average density of 275.1 per square mile (106.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.7% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 818 households of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.08.
The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,867 people, 707 households, and 485 families residing in the city. The 2010 population has risen to 2,008. The population density was 654.2 people per square mile (252.9/km²). There were 778 housing units at an average density of 272.6 per square mile (105.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.02% White, 0.64% African American, 0.27% Native American, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.
There were 707 households, out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,681, and the median income for a family was $45,260. Males had a median income of $35,161 versus $21,108 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,503. About 2.6% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.
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