Lowry City, Missouri

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Lowry City is a city in St. Clair County, Missouri, United States. The population was 728 at the 2000 census, although the sign states 743. Lowry City is the city where the Ozark Mountains meet the Great Plains.


Lowry City is located at 38°8′24″N 93°43′38″W / 38.14°N 93.72722°W / 38.14; -93.72722 (38.139980, -93.727205)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 728 people, 301 households, and 168 families residing in the city. The population density was 712.6 people per square mile (275.6/km²). There were 356 housing units at an average density of 348.5/sq mi (134.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.63% White, 0.14% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.34% of the population.

There were 301 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.9% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 29.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 84.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,438, and the median income for a family was $28,854. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $17,135 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,968. About 15.5% of families and 22.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 24.7% of those age 65 or over.


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