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Spickard, Missouri
Location of Spickard, Missouri
Location of Spickard, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°14′38″N 93°35′40″W / 40.24389°N 93.59444°W / 40.24389; -93.59444Coordinates: 40°14′38″N 93°35′40″W / 40.24389°N 93.59444°W / 40.24389; -93.59444
Country United States
State Missouri
County Grundy
Area
 • Total 0.63 sq mi (1.64 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
823 ft (251 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 254
 • Estimate 
(2019)
243
 • Density 385.10/sq mi (148.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64679
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-69464
GNIS feature ID 0758449

Spickard is a city in Grundy County, Missouri, United States. The population was 254 at the 2010 census.

History

Spickard was originally called Spickardsville, and under the latter name was platted in 1871 by G. A. Spickard, and named for him. A post office called Spickardsville was established in 1872, and the name was changed to Spickard in 1892.

Geography

Spickard is located at 40°14'34" North, 93°35'36" West (40.242662, -93.593216).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 330
1890 481 45.8%
1900 584 21.4%
1910 638 9.2%
1920 731 14.6%
1930 569 −22.2%
1940 587 3.2%
1950 517 −11.9%
1960 450 −13.0%
1970 408 −9.3%
1980 389 −4.7%
1990 326 −16.2%
2000 315 −3.4%
2010 254 −19.4%
2019 (est.) 243 −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 254 people, 112 households, and 68 families residing in the city. The population density was 403.2 inhabitants per square mile (155.7/km2). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 234.9 per square mile (90.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 112 households, of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% 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 2.75.

The median age in the city was 41 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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