Cliff Village, Missouri
Cliff Village is a village in Newton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 40 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Cliff Village is located at 37°1′31″N 94°31′2″W (37.025384, -94.517125).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 40 people, 16 households, and 13 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,000.0 inhabitants per square mile (386.1/km2). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 425.0 per square mile (164.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 87.5% White, 7.5% Native American, and 5.0% from two or more races.
There were 16 households of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.8% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.69.
The median age in the village was 32 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 40% were from 25 to 44; 17.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 55.0% male and 45.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 33 people, 15 households, and 12 families residing in the village. The population density was 824.2 people per square mile (318.5/km²). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 424.6 per square mile (164.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.
There were 15 households out of which 13.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.42.
In the village the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,243. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.
Legalization of Medical Marijuana
In 2009, the village garnered attention by legalizing the use of medical marijuana. The ordinance, which passed by a 3-2 vote, permits Cliff Village residents to grow and possess marijuana with a physician's approval.