Fortescue, Missouri

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Fortescue is a village in Holt County, Missouri, United States. The population was 51 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town.


Fortescue is located at 40°3′7″N 95°19′4″W / 40.05194°N 95.31778°W / 40.05194; -95.31778 (40.051970, -95.317731)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 51 people, 18 households, and 10 families residing in the town. The population density was 674.1 people per square mile (246.1/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 304.0/sq mi (111.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 18 households out of which 61.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, and 38.9% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% 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 3.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 41.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 11.8% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 131.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 172.7 butts.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $5,695. There were 38.5% of families and 29.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 21.4% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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