Byrnes Mill, Missouri
|Byrnes Mill, Missouri|
Location of Byrnes Mill, Missouri
|• Mayor||Susan Gibson|
|• Total||5.26 sq mi (13.62 km2)|
|• Land||5.14 sq mi (13.31 km2)|
|• Water||0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)|
|Elevation||458 ft (140 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||2,784|
|• Density||541.1/sq mi (208.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0715168|
Byrnes Mill is located at (38.435197, -90.573838).
The city is located on the Big River, and has the ruins of an old mill and dam.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,781 people, 1,038 households, and 782 families residing in the city. The population density was 541.1 inhabitants per square mile (208.9/km2). There were 1,121 housing units at an average density of 218.1 per square mile (84.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 1,038 households of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.7% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the city was 38.9 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.9% were from 45 to 64; and 8.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,376 people, 850 households, and 669 families residing in the city. The population density was 479.2 people per square mile (185.0/km²). There were 935 housing units at an average density of 188.6 per square mile (72.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.56% White, 0.17% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.68% of the population.
There were 850 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $51,211, and the median income for a family was $56,029. Males had a median income of $36,389 versus $25,285 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,278. About 6.3% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
In Fiscal Year 2013, the Byrnes Mill Municipal Court collected $443,000 in fines on 3,888 cases. With a population of 2,115, this means that Byrnes Mill had 1.8 cases per each person living in the city and collected $205.77 per person in fines. This is the highest amount per person of any municipality in Jefferson County and more than double the amount per person of the next highest municipality, Hillsboro. For its 2012-2013 budget, Byrnes Mill projected the fines from its Municipal Court would account for 30.6% of total city revenue.  
As of April 11, 2015, Byrnes Mill is actively opposing Missouri Senate Bill 5 (2015) which would limit the amount of income it could obtain from its Municipal Court to 20% the first year and 10% the following year. The Byrnes Mill Website states on its front page: "It could mean we will no longer be able to support our Police Department and court system." 
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