Bates City, Missouri

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Bates City, Missouri
City
Location of Bates City, Missouri
Location of Bates City, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°0′11″N 94°4′7″W / 39.00306°N 94.06861°W / 39.00306; -94.06861Coordinates: 39°0′11″N 94°4′7″W / 39.00306°N 94.06861°W / 39.00306; -94.06861
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lafayette
Area[1]
 • Total 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.77 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 219
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 220
 • Density 200/sq mi (76/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64011
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-03556[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713727[5]
Website www.batescity.net

Bates City is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 219 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Bates City was laid out in 1878 by Theodore Bates, and named for him.[6] A post office called Bates City has been in operation since 1879.[7]

Geography[edit]

Bates City is located at 39°0′11″N 94°4′7″W / 39.00306°N 94.06861°W / 39.00306; -94.06861 (39.003191, -94.068739).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2), of which, 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.[1]

The community is located east of Kansas City on Interstate 70 and U.S. Route 40.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 74
1920 98 32.4%
1930 94 −4.1%
1940 103 9.6%
1950 87 −15.5%
1960 110 26.4%
1970 229 108.2%
1980 199 −13.1%
1990 197 −1.0%
2000 245 24.4%
2010 219 −10.6%
Est. 2016 220 [3] 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 219 people, 80 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 204.7 inhabitants per square mile (79.0/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 91.6 per square mile (35.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 80 households of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.5% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 39.6 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.7% male and 55.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 245 people, 92 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 281.9 people per square mile (108.7/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 110.4 per square mile (42.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.37% White, 0.82% African American, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.

There were 92 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $24,464 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,950. About 14.3% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Notable residents[edit]

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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ "Lafayette County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.