Asbury, Missouri

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Asbury, Missouri
City
Location of Asbury, Missouri
Location of Asbury, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°16′29″N 94°36′12″W / 37.27472°N 94.60333°W / 37.27472; -94.60333Coordinates: 37°16′29″N 94°36′12″W / 37.27472°N 94.60333°W / 37.27472; -94.60333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 207
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 202
 • Density 559.5/sq mi (216.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-02098[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713413[5]

Asbury is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 207 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Asbury was platted in 1896.[6] A post office called Asbury has been in operation since 1894.[7]

Geography[edit]

Asbury is located at 37°16′29″N 94°36′12″W / 37.27472°N 94.60333°W / 37.27472; -94.60333 (37.274656, -94.603441).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 226
1930 264 16.8%
1940 252 −4.5%
1950 210 −16.7%
1960 186 −11.4%
1970 201 8.1%
1980 210 4.5%
1990 220 4.8%
2000 218 −0.9%
2010 207 −5.0%
Est. 2015 205 [9] −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 207 people, 86 households, and 61 families residing in the city. The population density was 559.5 inhabitants per square mile (216.0/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 278.4 per square mile (107.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 1.4% Native American, 1.0% Pacific Islander, 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 86 households of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.69.

The median age in the city was 41.8 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 31.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.6% male and 46.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 218 people, 85 households, and 61 families residing in the city. The population density was 618.4 people per square mile (240.5/km²). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 278.0 per square mile (108.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.25% White, 0.00% Black, 0.46% Native American, 0.46% Asian, and 1.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 118.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $24,875 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,205. About 4.8% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Jasper County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016.