Jamesport, Missouri

Jamesport is a city in Daviess County, Missouri, United States.wikipedia
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Daviess County, Missouri

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Jamesport is a city in Daviess County, Missouri, United States.
The county includes the town of Jamesport, which has the largest Amish community in Missouri.

Martha Scott

Scott was born in Jamesport, Missouri, the daughter of Letha (née McKinley) and Walter Alva Scott, an engineer and garage owner.

Phog Allen

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Allen was born in the town of Jamesport, Missouri.


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Jamesport has the largest Amish community in the state of Missouri.

United States Census Bureau

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 sqmi, all land.


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As of the census of 2010, there were 524 people, 230 households, and 145 families residing in the city.

Population density

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The population density was 935.7 PD/sqmi.

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 3.4% from two or more races.


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There were 230 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.0% were non-families.

Per capita income

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The per capita income for the city was $12,447.

Poverty threshold

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About 22.2% of families and 27.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.1% of those under age 18 and 40.2% of those age 65 or over.


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The Jamesport Mennonite School provides education for 1st through 8th grades.

Weekly newspaper

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Jamesport is served by a weekly newspaper, the Tri-County Weekly, which has been in circulation since 1944.