Schell City, Missouri

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Schell City is a city in Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 286 at the 2000 census.



Schell City is located at 38°1′9″N 94°7′0″W / 38.01917°N 94.116667°W / 38.01917; -94.116667 (38.019168, -94.116617)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.


On Main St. important buildings include Farmers State Bank, the Schell City Cafe, T&T repair, Haddix Grocery, City Hall, J&S repair, and Madilins Kitchen. The NEVC elementary school is on 2nd & Hickory in Schell City. River Road Discount Convenience store is located on River Road.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 286 people, 128 households, and 84 families residing in the city. The population density was 454.3 people per square mile (175.3/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 255.7/sq mi (98.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,500, and the median income for a family was $27,813. Males had a median income of $20,000 versus $16,094 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,027. About 19.8% of families and 25.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.3% of those sixty five or over.


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