is a city located in Hickory County, Missouri
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 388.
Geography\nWheatland is located at 37°56'36" North, 93°24'11" West (37.943450, -93.403097)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 0.9 km²
). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 388 people, 192 households, and 105 families residing in the city. The population density
is 428.0/km² (1,093.8/mi²). There are 226 housing units at an average density of 249.3/km² (637.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.97% White, 0.00% African American
, 0.52% Native American
, 0.26% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. 0.26% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 192 households out of which 22.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% are married couples living together, 13.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.8% are non-families. 42.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 30.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.02 and the average family size is 2.75.
In the city the population is spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 19.1% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 65.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $17,500, and the median income for a family is $27,596. Males have a median income of $23,393 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city is $10,025. 28.1% of the population and 20.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 34.5% are under the age of 18 and 29.8% are 65 or older.