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Grant City, Missouri

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Grant City, Missouri
Worth County Courthouse
Worth County Courthouse
Location in Worth County and Missouri
Location in Worth County and Missouri
Coordinates: 40°29′09″N 94°24′48″W / 40.48583°N 94.41333°W / 40.48583; -94.41333[1]
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyWorth
Area
 • Total1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Land1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation1,132 ft (345 m)
Population
 • Total859
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
791
 • Density595.18/sq mi (229.78/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP codes
64456
Area code(s)660
FIPS code29-28594
GNIS feature ID2396971 [1]
Websitehttp://www.grantcity.us/

Grant City is a city in, and the county seat of, Worth County, Missouri, United States. The population was 859 at the 2010 census.

History

Grant City was laid out in 1864.[5] The community has the name of General Ulysses S. Grant, afterward 18th President of the United States (1869–77).[6] A post office called Grant City has been in operation since 1864.[7]

The Worth County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[8]

Geography

Grant City is located at the intersection of U. S. Route 169 and Missouri Route 46 and about one mile west of the Middle Fork of the Grand River.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880493
18901,186140.6%
19001,40618.5%
19101,207−14.2%
19201,3058.1%
19301,126−13.7%
19401,2097.4%
19501,184−2.1%
19601,061−10.4%
19701,0953.2%
19801,068−2.5%
1990998−6.6%
2000926−7.2%
2010859−7.2%
2019 (est.)791[4]−7.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 859 people, 378 households, and 227 families living in the city. The population density was 645.9 inhabitants per square mile (249.4/km2). There were 473 housing units at an average density of 355.6 per square mile (137.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 378 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 47.4 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 926 people, 409 households, and 247 families living in the town. The population density was 735.2 people per square mile (283.8/km2). There were 499 housing units at an average density of 396.2 per square mile (152.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.03% White, 0.22% African American, 0.65% Native American and 0.11% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 409 households, out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out, with 22.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,897, and the median income for a family was $29,943. Males had a median income of $22,813 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,009. About 13.4% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public education in Grant City is administered by Worth County R-III School District, which operates one elementary school and Worth County High School.[13]

Grant City has a lending library, the Worth County Library.[14]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grant City, Missouri
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 372.
  6. ^ "Worth County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  8. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  9. ^ Grant City, MO, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1984
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  13. ^ "Worth County R-Iii School District". Great Schools. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Missouri Public Libraries". PublicLibraries.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  15. ^ "In Memoriam" (PDF). California Supreme Court Historical Society. 1986. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  16. ^ Wyoming History-Frank E. Lucas

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