Catron, Missouri

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Catron is a city in New Madrid County, Missouri, United States. The population was 68 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town.


Catron is located at 36°36′44″N 89°42′17″W / 36.61222°N 89.70472°W / 36.61222; -89.70472 (36.612246, -89.704807)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 68 people, 29 households, and 18 families residing in the town. The population density was 171.6 people per square mile (65.6/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 95.9/sq mi (36.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 77.94% White and 22.06% African American.

There were 29 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,909. There were 22.2% of families and 42.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 60.9% of under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.


Canalou | Catron | Gideon | Howardville | Lilbourn | Marston | Matthews | Morehouse | New Madrid | Parma | Portageville‡ | Risco | Sikeston‡ | Tallapoosa

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