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New London, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of New London, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°35′7″N 91°23′57″W / 39.58528°N 91.39917°W / 39.58528; -91.39917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Ralls
Area
 - Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 - Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,001
 - Density 1,424.1/sq mi (549.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63459
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-52058[1]
GNIS feature ID 0723280[2]

New London is a city in Ralls County, Missouri, United States located at the intersection of US Route 61 and Missouri Route 19. The population was 1,001 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Ralls County[3].

New London is part of the Hannibal Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

New London is located at 39°35′7″N 91°23′57″W / 39.58528°N 91.39917°W / 39.58528; -91.39917 (39.585206, -91.399143)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,001 people, 411 households, and 286 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,424.1 people per square mile (552.1/km²). There were 466 housing units at an average density of 663.0/sq mi (257.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.31% White, 6.29% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 411 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% 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 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,875, and the median income for a family was $35,192. Males had a median income of $26,691 versus $18,194 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,360. About 10.4% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.5% of those under age 18 and 12.8% 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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