About Tarkio MO
Tarkio is a city in Tarkio Township, Atchison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,583 at the 2010 census. It was platted in 1880 and incorporated in 1881. The name “Tarkio” is from a Native American word meaning “place where walnuts grow”. Historically, the economy of the city was based on agriculture and its status as a college town.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,583 people, 703 households, and 421 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,138.8 inhabitants per square mile (439.7/km). There were 844 housing units at an average density of 607.2 per square mile (234.4/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.8% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 703 households of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% 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 2.83.
The median age in the city was 45.9 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 22.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,935 people, 749 households, and 468 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,397.9 people per square mile (541.4/km²). There were 843 housing units at an average density of 609.0/sq mi (235.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.45% White, 6.30% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.
There were 749 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.87.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,144, and the median income for a family was $34,625. Males had a median income of $26,900 versus $18,681 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,160. About 12.4% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.4% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.
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Tarkio Missouri neighborhoods include: Agency, Altenburg, Amazonia, Anabel, Anderson, Arbyrd, Archie, Arnold, Asbury, Ash Grove, Ashland, Atlanta, Aurora, Ava, Avilla, Ballwin, Barnard, Barnett, Barnhart, Bates City, Battlefield, Bellflower, Belton, Bethany, Bevier, Billings, Birmingham, Blackwater, Blackwell, Blairstown, Bloomsdale, Blue Eye, Blue Springs, Blythedale, Bois D Arc, Bolckow, Bonne Terre, Boonville, Bourbon, Bradleyville, Branson, Brashear, Brighton, Brookline, Brumley, Bruner, Buckner, Bunceton, Burfordville, Burlington Junction, Butler, Byrnes Mill, Cainsville, Calhoun, California, Callao, Camden Point, Camdenton, Campbell, Cape Fair, Cape Girardeau, Cardwell, Carl Junction, Carterville, Carthage, Caruthersville, Catawissa, Cedarcreek, Cedar Hill, Centertown, Centerview, Centralia, Chadwick, Chaffee, Cherryville, Chesterfield, Chestnutridge, Chilhowee, Clarence, Clark, Clarksburg, Clarksdale, Clarkton, Clearmont, Cleveland, Clever, Clinton, Clyde, Cole Camp, Columbia, Conception, Conception Junction, Concordia, Conway, Cook Sta, Cosby, Country Club, Crane, Creighton, Crocker, Crystal City, Cuba, Daisy, Davisville, Dearborn, Deepwater, Defiance, De Kalb, Delta, De Soto, Des Peres, Devils Elbow, Diamond, Dittmer, Dixon, Drexel, Eagleville, Easton, Edgerton, Eldon, Eldridge, Elmer, Elmo, Elsberry, Eolia, Ethel, Eugene, Eureka, Everton, Excello, Excelsior Springs, Fair Grove, Falcon, Faucett, Fenton, Ferguson, Festus, Fillmore, Fletcher, Florence, Florissant, Foley, Fordland, Foristell, Forsyth, Fortuna, Freeman, Freistatt, Friedheim, Frohna, Galena, Garden City, Garrison, Gibbs, Gilman City, Gladstone, Gobler, Golden City, Goodman, Gower, Graham, Grain Valley, Grandview, Grant City, Gravois Mills, Green Castle, Green Ridge, Greentop, Greenwood, Grovespring, Grubville, Guilford, Hallsville, Harrisburg, Harrisonville, Hartsburg, Hatfield, Hawk Point, Hayti, Helena, Henley, Herculaneum, Higginsville, Highlandville, High Ridge, Hillsboro, Holcomb, Holden, Hollister, Holt, Hopkins, Hornersville, House Springs, Hurdland, Hurley, Iberia, Imperial, Independence, Jackson, Jane, Jasper, Jefferson City, Joplin, Kaiser, Kansas City, Kearney, Kennett, Kimberling City, King City, Kingsville, Kirbyville, Kirksville, Kirkwood, Kissee Mills, Knob Noster, La Grange, Lake Lotawana, Lake Ozark, Lake Tapawingo, Lake Winnebago, Lampe, Lanagan, La Plata, Laquey, La Russell, Lawson, Leasburg, Lebanon, Lees Summit, Leeton, Liberal, Liberty, Lohman, Lone Jack, Lynchburg, Macon, Malden, Manchester, Marionville, Marshfield, Martinsville, Maryland Heights, Maryville, Mc Clurg, Merriam Woods Village, Meta, Middletown, Miller, Millersville, Mindenmines, Monett, Montrose, Mora, Mosby, Moscow Mills, Mount Vernon, Napoleon, Nelson, New Boston, New Cambria, New Hampton, Niangua, Nixa, Noel, Novinger, Oak Grove, Oak Ridge, Odessa, O Fallon, Old Appleton, Oldfield, Old Monroe, Olean, Olney, Oran, Oronogo, Orrick, Osage Beach, Otterville, Owensville, Ozark, Pacific, Parkville, Parnell, Peculiar, Perryville, Pevely, Phillipsburg, Pickering, Pierce City, Pilot Grove, Pineville, Plato, Platte City, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hope, Pleasant Valley, Ponce De Leon, Portageville, Potosi, Powell, Powersite, Prairie Home, Princeton, Protem, Randolph, Ravenwood, Raymore, Raytown, Rea, Reeds, Reeds Spring, Republic, Richland, Ridgedale, Ridgeway, Riverside, Robertsville, Rocheport, Rockaway Beach, Rocky Comfort, Rocky Mount, Rogersville, Rolla, Rosendale, Rueter, Rushville, Russellville, Saddlebrooke, Saint Charles, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Saint Joseph, Saint Louis, Saint Mary, Saint Peters, Saint Robert, Saint Thomas, Salem, Sarcoxie, Savannah, Sedalia, Senath, Seymour, Shell Knob, Sibley, Silex, Skidmore, Smithton, Smithville, South West City, Sparta, Spokane, Springfield, Stanberry, Steele, Steelville, Stella, St Joseph, Stotts City, Stoutland, Stover, Strafford, Sturgeon, Sugar Creek, Sullivan, Sunrise Beach, Sweet Springs, Syracuse, Taneyville, Theodosia, Tiff City, Tipton, Trimble, Troy, Truxton, Tunas, Tuscumbia, Ulman, Union Star, Uniontown, University City, Urich, Valles Mines, Valley Park, Verona, Versailles, Viburnum, Village Of Loch Lloyd, Walnut Grove, Walnut Shade, Wardell, Warrensburg, Warrenton, Warsaw, Wayland, Waynesville, Webb City, Webster Groves, Wentworth, Wentzville, Wesco, Weston, Whiteman Air Force Base, Whitewater, Wildwood, Willard, Windsor, Windyville, Winfield, Wooldridge, Wright City
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