Auxvasse, Missouri

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Auxvasse, Missouri
City
Location of Auxvasse, Missouri
Location of Auxvasse, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°0′59″N 91°53′48″W / 39.01639°N 91.89667°W / 39.01639; -91.89667Coordinates: 39°0′59″N 91°53′48″W / 39.01639°N 91.89667°W / 39.01639; -91.89667
Country United States
State Missouri
County Callaway
Area[1]
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 983
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 981
 • Density 1,293.4/sq mi (499.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65231
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-02638[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713496[5]

Auxvasse is a city in Callaway County, Missouri, United States. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 983 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Auxvasse was originally called Clinton City, and under the latter name was platted in 1873.[7] The present name is after nearby Auxvasse Creek.[7] A post office called Auxvasse has been in operation since 1874.[8]

Geography[edit]

Auxvasse is located at 39°0′59″N 91°53′48″W / 39.01639°N 91.89667°W / 39.01639; -91.89667 (39.016478, -91.896780).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 348
1900 337 −3.2%
1910 411 22.0%
1920 484 17.8%
1930 438 −9.5%
1940 490 11.9%
1950 507 3.5%
1960 534 5.3%
1970 808 51.3%
1980 858 6.2%
1990 821 −4.3%
2000 901 9.7%
2010 983 9.1%
Est. 2015 985 [10] 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 983 people, 405 households, and 261 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,293.4 inhabitants per square mile (499.4/km2). There were 472 housing units at an average density of 621.1 per square mile (239.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.1% White, 3.2% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 405 households of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 86.5 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 901 people, 381 households, and 240 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,356.6 people per square mile (527.1/km²). There were 400 housing units at an average density of 602.3 per square mile (234.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.01% White, 3.22% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 381 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,875, and the median income for a family was $42,700. Males had a median income of $28,214 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,785. About 6.7% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 18.1% of those age 65 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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Auxvasse city, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Callaway County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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