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Linneus, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Linneus, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°52′41″N 93°11′16″W / 39.87806°N 93.18778°W / 39.87806; -93.18778
Country United States
State Missouri
County Linn
 - Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 - Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 369
 - Density 341.0/sq mi (131.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64653
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-43292[1]
GNIS feature ID 0736318[2]

Linneus is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. The population was 369 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Linn County[3].



Linneus is located at 39°52′41″N 93°11′16″W / 39.87806°N 93.18778°W / 39.87806; -93.18778 (39.878082, -93.187813)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 369 people, 153 households, and 98 families residing in the city. The population density was 341.0 people per square mile (131.9/km²). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 153.4/sq mi (59.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.37% White, 1.08% African American, 0.27% Asian, 0.27% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 153 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $30,250. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,437. About 8.6% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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