Greenfield, Missouri

Greenfield is a city in Dade County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,371 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dade County.[6]

Greenfield, Missouri
Location of Greenfield, Missouri
Location of Greenfield, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°24′55″N 93°50′34″W / 37.41528°N 93.84278°W / 37.41528; -93.84278Coordinates: 37°24′55″N 93°50′34″W / 37.41528°N 93.84278°W / 37.41528; -93.84278
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyDade
Area
 • Total1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Land1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,096 ft (334 m)
Population
 • Total1,371
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
1,315
 • Density1,200/sq mi (460/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65661
Area code(s)417
FIPS code29-29206[4]
GNIS feature ID0718821[5]
Websitehttps://greenfieldmo.org/

HistoryEdit

Greenfield was laid out in 1841, and named for the greenery of the original town site.[7] A post office called Greenfield has been in operation since 1850.[8]

The Greenfield square is lined with buildings built in the 1880s out of bricks made in the Greenfield Brickyard. The Greenfield Opera House Building, which opened in 1888, is known as the "Jewel of the Square" and is still used for the summer productions of the Dade County Community Theater. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places along with the Washington Hotel.[9]

GeographyEdit

Greenfield is located at 37°24′55″N 93°50′34″W / 37.41528°N 93.84278°W / 37.41528; -93.84278 (37.415340, -93.842781).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), all land.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1860228
187036459.6%
188071295.6%
189099840.2%
19001,40640.9%
19101,4342.0%
19201,4400.4%
19301,304−9.4%
19401,3533.8%
19501,213−10.3%
19601,172−3.4%
19701,1720.0%
19801,39418.9%
19901,4161.6%
20001,358−4.1%
20101,3711.0%
Est. 20181,315[3]−4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,371 people, 600 households, and 336 families living in the city. The population density was 1,202.6 inhabitants per square mile (464.3/km2). There were 709 housing units at an average density of 621.9 per square mile (240.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.8% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 600 households of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.0% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 23.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,358 people, 623 households, and 368 families living in the city. The population density was 1,235.0 people per square mile (476.7/km²). There were 731 housing units at an average density of 664.8 per square mile (256.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.88% White, 0.37% African American, 1.10% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 623 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.8% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,336, and the median income for a family was $28,594. Males had a median income of $27,955 versus $17,727 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,051. About 12.3% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.8% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Public education in Greenfield is administered by Greenfield R-IV School District, which operates one elementary school and Greenfield High School.[12] Faith Fellowship Christian Academy is a private institution.[13]

Greenfield has a lending library, the Dade County Library.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. ^ "Dade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  9. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "Greenfield R-Iv School District". Great Schools. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Faith Fellowship Christian Academy". Great Schools. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Missouri Public Libraries". PublicLibraries.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2019.

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