Elmira, Missouri

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Elmira is a village in Ray County, Missouri, United States. The population was 82 at the 2000 census.

The Battle of Crooked River in the Mormon War was fought two miles southeast of the village.


Elmira is located at 39°30′32″N 94°9′17″W / 39.50889°N 94.15472°W / 39.50889; -94.15472 (39.509003, -94.154623)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 82 people, 29 households, and 22 families residing in the village. The population density was 331.3 people per square mile (126.6/km²). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 133.3/sq mi (51.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.90% White, 2.44% Native American, and 3.66% from two or more races.

There were 29 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $49,375, and the median income for a family was $50,833. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,785. There were 10.0% of families and 20.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 29.4% of under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.


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