Lucerne is a village in Putnam County, Missouri, United States. The population was 85 at the 2010 census.
Lucerne is located at 40°27′47″N 93°17′26″W / 40.46306°N 93.29056°W / 40.46306; -93.29056 (40.462961, -93.290521).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 36 households, and 25 families residing in the village. The population density was 340.0 inhabitants per square mile (131.3/km). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 204.0 per square mile (78.8/km). The racial makeup of the village was 98.8% White and 1.2% Asian.
There were 36 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.84.
The median age in the village was 30.8 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 16.5% were from 45 to 64; and 29.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 92 people, 42 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 369.5 people per square mile (142.1/km²). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 212.8 per square mile (81.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.65% White, 2.17% African American, and 2.17% from two or more races.
There were 42 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.71.
In the village, the population was spread out with 15.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $16,500, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,046. There were 28.0% of families and 41.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 27.6% of those over 64.