Spokane, Missouri

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Spokane is a census-designated place in Christian County, Missouri, United States. The population was 133 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The place was founded in 1893, and named after Spokane, Washington, but it is not pronounced like its namesake; instead, the "a" is long (that is, "spō-kān") and rhymes with "cane".


Spokane is located at 36°51′43″N 93°18′15″W / 36.86194°N 93.30417°W / 36.86194; -93.30417 (36.861839, -93.304152)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 133 people, 38 households, and 34 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 168.4 people per square mile (65.0/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 58.3/sq mi (22.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.74% White and 2.26% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 38 households out of which 63.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.9% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.9% were non-families. 7.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.50 and the average family size was 3.69.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 42.1% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in te CDP was $35,417, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $31,786 versus $13,958 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,157. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


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