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Milan, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Milan, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°12′6″N 93°7′30″W / 40.20167°N 93.125°W / 40.20167; -93.125
Country United States
State Missouri
County Sullivan
Area
 - Total 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,958
 - Density 1,068.4/sq mi (412.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63556
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-48062[1]
GNIS feature ID 0722309[2]

Milan is a city in Sullivan County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,958 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Sullivan County[3]. While named for the famous Milan, Italy, it is prounouced MY-lun, or MY-lan (both variations are used).

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Geography

Milan is located at 40°12′6″N 93°7′30″W / 40.20167°N 93.125°W / 40.20167; -93.125 (40.201661, -93.125092)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,958 people, 782 households, and 477 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,068.4 people per square mile (413.1/km²). There were 857 housing units at an average density of 467.6/sq mi (180.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.12% White, 0.10% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 8.63% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.86% of the population.

There were 782 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,691, and the median income for a family was $26,429. Males had a median income of $22,885 versus $15,491 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,688. About 16.7% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.5% of those under age 18 and 30.0% 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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