Old Appleton is a village in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 85 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Girardeau–Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Old Appleton is located on the south bank of the Apple Creek and the northern border of Cape Girardeau County. Missouri Route 61 passes along the west side of the village. Uniontown lies just over one mile to the north along Route 61 in adjacent Perry County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km), all land. The town lies on Apple Creek which forms the southern border of Perry County and the northern border of Cape Girardeau County.
As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 27 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 708.3 inhabitants per square mile (273.5/km). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 258.3 per square mile (99.7/km). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.
There were 27 households of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 14.8% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.39.
The median age in the village was 30.2 years. 30.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 82 people, 28 households, and 22 families residing in the town. The population density was 665.8 people per square mile (263.8/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 284.2 per square mile (112.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.78% White, 1.22% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.
There were 28 households out of which 46.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.6% were married couples living together, and 17.9% were non-families. 10.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.22.
In the town the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 36.6% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $47,500, and the median income for a family was $48,125. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,894. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.