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Bloomfield, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Bloomfield, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°53′16″N 89°55′48″W / 36.88778°N 89.93°W / 36.88778; -89.93
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stoddard
Government
 - Type Mayor-Council
 - Mayor Scott Staggs
Area
 - Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 - Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 482 ft (147 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,952
 - Density 1,396.9/sq mi (539.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63825
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-06382[1]
GNIS feature ID 0714383[2]

Bloomfield is a city in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,952 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Stoddard County[3].

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Geography

Bloomfield is located at 36°53′16″N 89°55′48″W / 36.88778°N 89.93°W / 36.88778; -89.93 (36.887831, -89.930131)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,952 people, 791 households, and 533 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,396.9 people per square mile (538.3/km²). There were 870 housing units at an average density of 622.6/sq mi (239.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.72% White, 0.10% African American, 0.31% Native American, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 791 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,426, and the median income for a family was $31,944. Males had a median income of $26,011 versus $15,455 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,546. About 14.2% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.4% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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