is a city located in Daviess County, Missouri
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,789. It is the county seat
of Daviess County6
Geography\nGallatin is located at 39°54'43" North, 93°57'43" West (39.912073, -93.961930)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 7.3 km²
). 7.3 km² (2.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.36% is water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,789 people, 771 households, and 477 families residing in the city. The population density
is 246.7/km² (640.1/mi²). There are 905 housing units at an average density of 124.8/km² (323.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.27% White, 0.06% African American
, 0.22% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 771 households out of which 31.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% are married couples living together, 9.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% are non-families. 35.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.25 and the average family size is 2.92.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $29,234, and the median income for a family is $40,398. Males have a median income of $26,974 versus $18,929 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,092. 14.3% of the population and 12.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.4% are under the age of 18 and 14.1% are 65 or older.