Flint Hill, Missouri

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Flint Hill, Missouri
Location of Flint Hill, Missouri
Location of Flint Hill, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°51′18″N 90°51′40″W / 38.85500°N 90.86111°W / 38.85500; -90.86111Coordinates: 38°51′18″N 90°51′40″W / 38.85500°N 90.86111°W / 38.85500; -90.86111
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountySt. Charles
Area
 • Total2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)
 • Land2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation548 ft (167 m)
Population
 • Total525
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
528
 • Density210/sq mi (82/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code29-24688[5]

Flint Hill is a town in northwestern St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The population was 525 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Flint Hill was officially founded in 1838 by Captain Taliferro P. Grantham.[6] The community took its name from Flint Hill, Rappahannock County, Virginia, the native home of a share of the first settlers.[7] A post office called Flint Hill has been in operation since 1836.[8]

Geography[edit]

Flint Hill is located at 38°51′18″N 90°51′40″W / 38.85500°N 90.86111°W / 38.85500; -90.86111.[2] The community is approximately 2.5 miles north of Wentzville just east of U.S. Route 61 on Missouri Route P. McCoy Creek flows past to the north of the community.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.47 square miles (6.40 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980219
19902294.6%
200037965.5%
201052538.5%
Est. 2016528[4]0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 525 people, 179 households, and 150 families living in the city. The population density was 212.6 inhabitants per square mile (82.1/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 75.7 per square mile (29.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 179 households of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.2% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 38.8 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 379 people, 136 households, and 107 families living in the city. The population density was 152.2 people per square mile (58.8/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 55.4 per square mile (21.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.10% White, 0.53% African American, 0.26% Asian, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 136 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 106.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,500, and the median income for a family was $62,750. Males had a median income of $43,333 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,194. About 2.9% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Flint Hill is home to St. Theodore Catholic School, a private school for grades K-8 and approximately 300-350 students as of the 2009-2010 school year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flint Hill, Missouri
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 356.
  7. ^ "St. Charles County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  9. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 40, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.