Whitewater, Missouri

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Whitewater is a village in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 113 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town. It is part of the Cape GirardeauJackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Whitewater is located at 37°14′13″N 89°47′51″W / 37.23694°N 89.7975°W / 37.23694; -89.7975 (37.237021, -89.797465)[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.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 113 people, 48 households, and 37 families residing in the town. The population density was 564.0 people per square mile (218.1/km²). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 299.5/sq mi (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 48 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the town the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 82.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,750, and the median income for a family was $31,000. Males had a median income of $18,594 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,533. There were 21.1% of families and 30.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 67.9% of under eighteens and 6.9% of those over 64.


Cape Girardeau‡ | Delta | Jackson | Scott City

Allenville | Dutchtown | Gordonville | Oak Ridge | Old Appleton | Pocahontas | Whitewater

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