Paris, Missouri


Paris, Missouri

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Paris, Missouri
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Paris, Missouri


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Missouri
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Monroe
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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 3.2
area_land_km2 = 3.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.2
area_land_sq_mi = 1.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1529
population_density_km2 = 474.3
population_density_sq_mi = 1228.5

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 211
elevation_ft = 692
latd = 39 |latm = 28 |lats = 49 |latNS = N
longd = 92 |longm = 0 |longs = 4 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 65275
area_code = 660
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 29-56144GR|2
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blank1_info = 0724007GR|3
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Paris is a city in Monroe County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,529 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Monroe CountyGR|6.

Geography

Paris is located at coor dms|39|28|49|N|92|0|4|W|city (39.480162, -92.001245)GR|1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,529 people, 603 households, and 364 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,228.5 people per square mile (476.1/km²). There were 682 housing units at an average density of 548.0/sq mi (212.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.15% White, 6.21% African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.07% Asian, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 603 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 28.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,556, and the median income for a family was $36,917. Males had a median income of $27,813 versus $18,580 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,980. About 5.8% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www2.parismo.net City website]
* [http://www.rootsweb.com/~momonroe County history]


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