Clarksdale, Missouri

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Clarksdale is a city in DeKalb County, Missouri, along the Little Third Fork of the Platte River. The population was 351 at the 2000 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Clarksdale is located at 39°48′46″N 94°33′2″W / 39.81278°N 94.55056°W / 39.81278; -94.55056 (39.812764, -94.550461)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 351 people, 142 households, and 89 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,097.1 people per square mile (423.5/km²). There were 151 housing units at an average density of 472.0/sq mi (182.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.58% White, 1.14% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 142 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% 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 3.19.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $39,000. Males had a median income of $32,727 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,394. About 8.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 19.1% of those age 65 or over.


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