Archie, Missouri

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Archie, Missouri
City
Location of Archie, Missouri
Location of Archie, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°28′57″N 94°21′9″W / 38.48250°N 94.35250°W / 38.48250; -94.35250Coordinates: 38°28′57″N 94°21′9″W / 38.48250°N 94.35250°W / 38.48250; -94.35250
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 1.20 sq mi (3.11 km2)
 • Land 1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,170
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,186
 • Density 1,008.6/sq mi (389.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64725
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-01702[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713374[5]

Archie is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,028 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Archie is located at 38°28′57″N 94°21′9″W / 38.48250°N 94.35250°W / 38.48250; -94.35250 (38.482566, -94.352586).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.20 square miles (3.11 km2), of which, 1.16 square miles (3.00 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 278
1900 285 2.5%
1910 246 −13.7%
1920 250 1.6%
1930 253 1.2%
1940 293 15.8%
1950 300 2.4%
1960 348 16.0%
1970 525 50.9%
1980 753 43.4%
1990 799 6.1%
2000 890 11.4%
2010 1,170 31.5%
Est. 2015 1,201 [7] 2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,170 people, 441 households, and 317 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,008.6 inhabitants per square mile (389.4/km2). There were 485 housing units at an average density of 418.1 per square mile (161.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 441 households of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the city was 33.2 years. 30.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 890 people, 360 households, and 249 families residing in the city. The population density was 868.8 people per square mile (336.9/km²). There were 390 housing units at an average density of 380.7 per square mile (147.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.99% White, 0.79% Native American, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 360 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,944, and the median income for a family was $42,404. Males had a median income of $37,583 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,051. About 3.5% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 15.0% of those age 65 or over.

Attractions[edit]

Archie hosts an annual tractor pull in September, which is now in its 28th year.

Archie also hosts the longest running high school basketball tournament in the state, which is nearing the 90th year.

History[edit]

Archie was platted in 1880, and named after Archie Talmadge, the son of a railroad official.[9] A post office has been in operation at Archie since 1880.[10]

On August 10, 1932 a meteorite fell near Archie that received national attention. A fragment is on display in the Smithsonian' s National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC. The name of the meteorite is "Archie". [1]

Education[edit]

Archie is home to Archie High School. The school mascot is the Whirlwinds. The school website is available here. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Cass County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 
  10. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016.