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Kirkwood, Missouri
Location of Kirkwood, Missouri
Location of Kirkwood, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°34′50″N 90°24′51″W / 38.58056, -90.41417
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 - Total 9.3 sq mi (24.0 km²)
 - Land 9.2 sq mi (23.9 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 27,324
 - Density 2,961.3/sq mi (1,143.4/km²)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-39044GR2
GNIS feature ID 0756252GR3

Kirkwood is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, in the United States. As of 2006, the city population was 26,936[1]. The city was founded in 1853 and is named after James Pugh Kirkwood, builder of the Pacific Railroad through that town. It was the first planned suburb located west of the Mississippi River.[2][3] Image File history File links St. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Missouri has 114 counties and one independent city. ... St. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... St. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... James Pugh Kirkwood (1807 - April 22, 1877) was a 19th century American civil engineer. ... The Pacific Railroad is a defunct U.S. railroad. ... For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ...


Kirkwood and Webster Groves alternate as hosts of the Turkey Day game, the longest-running football rivalry west of the Mississippi. Held annually, Thanksgiving Day 2007 will mark the 100th anniversary of the first match.[4] Webster Groves is a city in St. ... Turkey Day Game is a colloquial American term for an annual football game played on Thanksgiving Day. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ... For the Canadian holiday, see Thanksgiving (Canada). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

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Geography

Kirkwood is located at 38°34′50″N, 90°24′51″W (38.580652, -90.414289)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.0 km² (9.3 mi²). 23.9 km² (9.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.54%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 27,324 people, 11,763 households, and 7,257 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,143.0/km² (2,961.3/mi²). There were 12,306 housing units at an average density of 514.8/km² (1,333.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.76% White, 7.07% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 11,763.5 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.98. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males. The median income for a household in the city was $55,122, and the median income for a family was $72,830. Males had a median income of $51,515 versus $36,235 for females. The per capita income for the city was $32,012. About 2.8% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

  • Kirkwood (Amtrak station)

Other information Opened 1893 Code KWD Traffic Passengers (2006) 34,286 20. ...

Notable residents

Scott Stewart Bakula (born October 9, 1954) is an American actor who played leading roles in two science fiction television series: Quantum Leap and Star Trek: Enterprise. ... John W. Jack Buechner (born June 4, 1940) is a politician from Missouri. ... Michael John Devlin (born in November 29, 1965) is an American from Kirkwood, Missouri. ... David Frisch, Jr. ... Josephine Winslow Johnson (1910-1990) was an American novelist, poet, and essayist. ... David Lee (born April 29, 1983 in St. ... Marianne Moore photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Marianne Moore (December 11, 1887 - February 5, 1972) was a Modernist American poet and writer. ... This article focuses on the cultural movement labeled modernism or the modern movement. See also: Modernism (Roman Catholicism) or Modernist Christianity; Modernismo for specific art movement(s) in Spain and Catalonia. ... Ridley Pearson is a novelist, writing mostly suspense and thrillers. ... For other persons named David Sanborn, see David Sanborn (disambiguation). ... Dorsey Schroeder is a race car driver born February 5, 1953 in St. ... Al Smith - Topps baseball card - 1954 Series, #248 Alphonse Eugene (Al) Smith (February 7, 1928 - January 3, 2002) was a left fielder/third baseman in Major League Baseball. ...

References

External links

Coordinates: 38.580652° N 90.414289° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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