Alexandria, Missouri

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Alexandria is a city in Clark County, Missouri, USA. The population was 166 at the 2000 census. The city was founded in 1848 and is named after Alexandria, in Egypt.

Alexandria is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Alexandria was not named after Egypt but after the settler John Alexander.

Alexandria is located at 40°21′35″N 91°27′28″W / 40.35972°N 91.45778°W / 40.35972; -91.45778 (40.359770, -91.457749)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), of which 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) is land and 2.56% is water.

Located along the Mississippi River, Alexandria is prone to flooding with large swaths of the area under water during the Great Flood of 1993.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 166 people, 70 households, and 45 families residing in the city. The population density was 443.7 people per square mile (173.2/km²). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 211.2/sq mi (82.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.80% White and 1.20% African American.

There were 70 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $32,000. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,404. About 6.7% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% of those sixty five or over.

References

Alexandria | Kahoka | Wayland | Wyaconda

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