Rhineland, Missouri

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Rhineland, Missouri
Village
Location of Rhineland, Missouri
Location of Rhineland, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°43′5″N 91°31′4″W / 38.71806°N 91.51778°W / 38.71806; -91.51778Coordinates: 38°43′5″N 91°31′4″W / 38.71806°N 91.51778°W / 38.71806; -91.51778
Country United States
State Missouri
County Montgomery
Area[1]
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 142
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 139
 • Density 417.6/sq mi (161.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65069
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-61328[4]
GNIS feature ID 0725240[5]

Rhineland is a village in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States. The population was 142 at the 2010 census. Its name came from German immigrants from the River Rhine area.

Located on the north bank of the Missouri River, Rhineland was devastated in the Great Flood of 1993. It was one the first towns to accept federal funds to move out of a flood plain. All houses in the town were moved about 1½ miles uphill.

Geography[edit]

Rhineland is located at 38°43′5″N 91°31′4″W / 38.71806°N 91.51778°W / 38.71806; -91.51778 (38.718143, -91.517776)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 142 people, 60 households, and 41 families residing in the village. The population density was 417.6 inhabitants per square mile (161.2 /km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 191.2 per square mile (73.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.8% White, 0.7% Asian, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 60 households of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the village was 41.3 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 176 people, 66 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 515.4 people per square mile (199.9/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 199.1 per square mile (77.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.86% White, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.27% of the population.

There were 66 households out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 13.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,000, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,989. About 6.0% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.0% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.