Hallsville, Missouri

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Hallsville, Missouri
City
Location of Hallsville, Missouri
Location of Hallsville, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°7′1″N 92°13′14″W / 39.11694°N 92.22056°W / 39.11694; -92.22056Coordinates: 39°7′1″N 92°13′14″W / 39.11694°N 92.22056°W / 39.11694; -92.22056
Country United States
State Missouri
County Boone
Area[1]
 • Total 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,491
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,532
 • Density 1,121.1/sq mi (432.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65255
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-29998[4]
GNIS feature ID 0750202[5]

Hallsville is a city in Boone County, Missouri, United States. It is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,491 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Hallsville was laid out in 1866. It was named for its first postmaster, Judge John W. Hall.[6]

Geography[edit]

Hallsville is located at 39°7′1″N 92°13′14″W / 39.11694°N 92.22056°W / 39.11694; -92.22056 (39.116956, -92.220571).[7] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,491 people, 586 households, and 397 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,121.1 inhabitants per square mile (432.9/km2). There were 615 housing units at an average density of 462.4 per square mile (178.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 586 households of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.3% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the city was 34.7 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 978 people, 404 households, and 275 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,334.2 people per square mile (517.3/km²). There were 439 housing units at an average density of 598.9 per square mile (232.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.42% White, 1.53% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.31% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

There were 404 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,536, and the median income for a family was $49,531. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $25,227 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,282. About 2.6% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable Sites[edit]

Southeast of the town is Mount Zion Church and Cemetery the site of the Battle of Mount Zion Church during the American Civil War.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 212. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ http://www.mcwm.org/history_battle-of-mount-zion-church.html

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