Arrow Rock, Missouri

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Arrow Rock is a village in Saline County, Missouri, United States. The population was 79 as of the 2000 census. The musical Tom Sawyer (1973), based on the novel by Mark Twain, was filmed here. Arrow Rock Historic District has significant properties and the George Caleb Bingham House has been designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark.

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Geography

Arrow Rock is located at 39°4′12″N 92°56′51″W / 39.07°N 92.9475°W / 39.07; -92.9475 (39.070117, -92.947364)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square mile (0.3 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 79 people, 39 households, and 24 families residing in the town. The population density was 592.5 people per square mile (234.6/km²). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 465.0/sq mi (184.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 39 households out of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.52.

In the town the population was spread out with 13.9% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 11.4% from 25 to 44, 35.4% from 45 to 64, and 35.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,000, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $46,250 versus $35,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,344. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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