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Windsor, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Windsor, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°31′56″N 93°31′24″W / 38.53222°N 93.52333°W / 38.53222; -93.52333
Country United States
State Missouri
Counties Henry, Pettis
Area
 - Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 - Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 3,087
 - Density 1,310.5/sq mi (506.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65360
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-80350[1]
GNIS feature ID 0729832[2]

Windsor is a city in Henry and Pettis Counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 3,087 at the 2000 census. The United States Postal Service ZIP code is 65360.

Windsor has eight churches, one bar, an elementary school, and a junior and senior high school (Mascot: Greyhound). There is a large Amish population who live around the town.

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Geography

Windsor is located at 38°31′56″N 93°31′24″W / 38.53222°N 93.52333°W / 38.53222; -93.52333 (38.532198, -93.523212)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,087 people, 1,280 households, and 848 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,310.5 people per square mile (505.0/km²). There were 1,418 housing units at an average density of 602.0/sq mi (232.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.02% White, 0.52% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 1,280 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,922, and the median income for a family was $32,477. Males had a median income of $27,986 versus $19,605 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,052. About 16.5% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.

In the Movies

Mentioned in The Day After near the heart of a nuclear explosion at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.[4]

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. ^ "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.  
  4. ^ Nicholas Meyer (director). (1983-11-20). The Day After. [Motion Picture]. ABC Circle Films. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085404/. Retrieved 2009-02-17.  

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