Wyaconda, Missouri

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Wyaconda is a city in Clark County, Missouri, United States. The population was 310 at the 2000 census. The city was organized in 1888 and is named after a Siouan name for God or the Great Spirit. The first land purchased from the Santa Fe and Land Co. was in 1888.

Wyaconda is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Wyaconda is located at 40°23′23″N 91°55′35″W / 40.389693°N 91.926379°W / 40.389693; -91.926379.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 310 people, 138 households, and 84 families residing in the city. The population density was 479.8 people per square mile (184.1/km²). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 264.7/sq mi (101.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.68% White, and 0.32% from two or more races.

There were 138 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,893, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $24,107 versus $15,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,913. About 22.5% of families and 24.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.1% of those under age 18 and 19.2% of those age 65 or over.

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