Archie, Missouri

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Archie is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 890 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Archie is located at 38°28′57″N 94°21′9″W / 38.4825°N 94.3525°W / 38.4825; -94.3525 (38.482566, -94.352586)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 890 people, 360 households, and 249 families residing in the city. The population density was 868.8 people per square mile (336.9/km²). There were 390 housing units at an average density of 380.7/sq mi (147.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.99% White, 0.79% Native American, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 360 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% 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 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,944, and the median income for a family was $42,404. Males had a median income of $37,583 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,051. About 3.5% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 15.0% of those age 65 or over.

Attractions

Archie hosts an annual tractor pull in September, which is now in its 28th year.

Archie also hosts the longest running high school basketball tournament in the state, which is nearing the 80th year.

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