Wardell, Missouri

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Wardell is a city in Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States. The population was 278 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Wardell is located at 36°21′7″N 89°48′52″W / 36.35194°N 89.81444°W / 36.35194; -89.81444 (36.351983, -89.814559)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 278 people, 110 households, and 77 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,423.3 people per square mile (536.7/km²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 609.3/sq mi (229.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.53% White, 4.32% African American, 2.16% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.16% of the population.

There were 110 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,208, and the median income for a family was $25,357. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,829. About 14.3% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.5% of those sixty five or over.

Notable residents

References

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

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