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Cassville, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Cassville, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°40′48″N 93°52′10″W / 36.68°N 93.86944°W / 36.68; -93.86944
Country United States
State Missouri
County Barry
Township Flat Creek
Area
 - Total 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 - Land 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,309 ft (399 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,890
 - Density 1,046.0/sq mi (403.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 65623, 65625
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-11890[1]
GNIS feature ID 0749248[2]

Cassville is a city in Flat Creek Township, Barry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,890 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Barry County[3]. Crowder College offers 2 year degree programs in Cassville. The city was connected by rail via the Cassville & Exeter Railroad from July 4, 1896 to September 11, 1956.[1]

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Geography

Cassville is located at 36°40′48″N 93°52′10″W / 36.68°N 93.86944°W / 36.68; -93.86944 (36.680115, -93.869424)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,890 people, 1,194 households, and 770 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,046.0 people per square mile (404.3/km²). There were 1,307 housing units at an average density of 473.0/sq mi (182.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.30% White, 0.03% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 1.11% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 1,194 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% 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 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,351, and the median income for a family was $34,074. Males had a median income of $22,952 versus $19,120 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,660. About 12.3% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.

Government

The City of Cassville is managed by four-member Board of Aldermen (City Council). Tracy K. Holle (elected April, 2007) is the current Mayor.

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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