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Whiteman Air Force Base

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Whiteman Air Force Base (Whiteman AFB) is a base of the United States Air Force located in Johnson County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,814. The base is the home of the 509th Bomb Wing, which operates the B-2 Spirit stealth bombers. It is near the town of Knob Noster, Missouri.

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Location of Whiteman AFB, Missouri.

Geography

Whiteman AFB is located at 38°43'58" North, 93°33'17" West (38.732758, -93.554851)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 13.4 km² (5.2 mi²). 13.4 km² (5.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 3,814 people, 931 households, and 901 families residing in the town. The population density is 284.8/km² (737.7/mi²). There are 982 housing units at an average density of 73.3/km² (189.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 81.78% White, 9.73% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.45% Pacific Islander, 2.20% from other races, and 3.46% from two or more races. 5.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 931 households out of which 79.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 90.1% are married couples living together, 4.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 3.2% are non-families. 2.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.53 and the average family size is 3.56.

In the town the population is spread out with 37.6% under the age of 18, 25.7% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 1.2% from 45 to 64, and 0.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 21 years. For every 100 females there are 125.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 130.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $33,664, and the median income for a family is $32,586. Males have a median income of $22,095 versus $16,466 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,538. 7.3% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.3% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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