About This Place
Mound City is a city in Holt County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,193 at the 2000 census.
Mound City is located at 40°8′5″N 95°13′51″W / 40.13472°N 95.23083°W / 40.13472; -95.23083 (40.134594, -95.230778), at the southern end of the Loess Hills. It is named for the hills in the area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,193 people, 547 households, and 321 families residing in the city. The population density was 921.4 people per square mile (357.1/km²). There were 627 housing units at an average density of 484.2 per square mile (187.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.91% White, 0.08% African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.08% Asian, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.