Laddonia, Missouri

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Laddonia, Missouri
Location of Laddonia, Missouri
Location of Laddonia, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°14′25″N 91°38′37″W / 39.24028°N 91.64361°W / 39.24028; -91.64361Coordinates: 39°14′25″N 91°38′37″W / 39.24028°N 91.64361°W / 39.24028; -91.64361
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyAudrain
Area
 • Total0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Land0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
778 ft (237 m)
Population
 • Total513
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
507
 • Density790/sq mi (310/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63352
Area code(s)573
FIPS code29-39602[4]
GNIS feature ID0720731[5]

Laddonia is a city in Audrain County, Missouri, United States. The population was 513 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Laddonia was laid out in 1871.[6] It was named for Amos Ladd, an early settler, and his wife, Onia.[7] A post office has been in operation at Laddonia since 1871.[8]

Geography[edit]

Laddonia is located at 39°14′25″N 91°38′37″W / 39.24028°N 91.64361°W / 39.24028; -91.64361 (39.240331, -91.643501).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890528
190061917.2%
1910614−0.8%
1920580−5.5%
1930576−0.7%
19405882.1%
19505991.9%
196067112.0%
197074511.0%
1980726−2.6%
1990581−20.0%
20006206.7%
2010513−17.3%
Est. 2016507[3]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 513 people, 226 households, and 140 families residing in the city. The population density was 789.2 inhabitants per square mile (304.7/km2). There were 274 housing units at an average density of 421.5 per square mile (162.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 226 households of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.1% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 44.4 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 620 people, 254 households, and 170 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,123.7 people per square mile (435.2/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 503.9 per square mile (195.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.74% White, 0.81% African American, 0.32% Native American, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 254 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% 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 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $33,333. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,516. About 3.4% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education is administered by Community R-VI School District, which operates Community Elementary School in Laddonia.[11]

Laddonia has a lending library, a branch of the Mexico-Audrain Library District.[12]

Notable person[edit]

  • Lloyd Morey, interim Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts and educator, was born in Laddonia.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Audrain County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 285.
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. ^ "Community R-Vi School District". Great Schools. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Directory". Mexico-Audrain Library District. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  13. ^ 'Lloyd Morey Dies; Headed U. of Illinois-Filled Out Term of Auditor Hodges,' Chicago Tribune, September 30, 1965, section 1C, pg. 10

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