Bellflower, Missouri

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Bellflower, Missouri
City
Location of Bellflower, Missouri
Location of Bellflower, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°0′14″N 91°21′11″W / 39.00389°N 91.35306°W / 39.00389; -91.35306Coordinates: 39°0′14″N 91°21′11″W / 39.00389°N 91.35306°W / 39.00389; -91.35306
Country United States
State Missouri
County Montgomery
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 393
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 380
 • Density 701.8/sq mi (271.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63333
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-04330[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713929[5]

Bellflower is a city in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States. The population was 393 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Bellflower has been in operation since 1887.[6] The community was named for bellflowers near the original town site.[7]

Geography[edit]

Bellflower is located at 39°0′14″N 91°21′11″W / 39.00389°N 91.35306°W / 39.00389; -91.35306 (39.003891, -91.352922).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 297
1930 246 −17.2%
1940 218 −11.4%
1950 226 3.7%
1960 245 8.4%
1970 360 46.9%
1980 403 11.9%
1990 413 2.5%
2000 427 3.4%
2010 393 −8.0%
Est. 2015 364 [9] −7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 393 people, 142 households, and 103 families residing in the city. The population density was 701.8 inhabitants per square mile (271.0/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 333.9 per square mile (128.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 2.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 142 households of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.5% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 427 people, 140 households, and 105 families residing in the city. The population density was 777.6 people per square mile (299.8/km²). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 335.1 per square mile (129.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.19% White, 0.23% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.47% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 140 households out of which 48.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.48.

In the city the population was spread out with 39.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 115.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,594, and the median income for a family was $33,958. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $16,354 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,257. About 10.5% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Montgomery County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 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. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.