Homestown, Missouri

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Homestown is a city in Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States. The population was 181 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Homestown is located at 36°19′54″N 89°49′29″W / 36.33167°N 89.82472°W / 36.33167; -89.82472 (36.331766, -89.824686)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 181 people, 61 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,452.6 people per square mile (582.4/km²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 618.0/sq mi (247.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 11.05% White and 88.95% African American.

There were 61 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 36.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.9% under the age of 18, 13.8% from 18 to 24, 13.3% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $12,143, and the median income for a family was $11,607. Males had a median income of $19,250 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $6,780. About 53.1% of families and 52.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 61.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 53.8% of those sixty five or over.

References

Bragg City | Caruthersville | Cooter | Hayti | Hayti Heights | Holland | Homestown | Portageville‡ | Steele | Wardell

Hayward | North Wardell | Pascola

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