Foley, Missouri

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Foley, Missouri
City
Location of Foley, Missouri
Location of Foley, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°2′43″N 90°44′33″W / 39.04528°N 90.74250°W / 39.04528; -90.74250Coordinates: 39°2′43″N 90°44′33″W / 39.04528°N 90.74250°W / 39.04528; -90.74250
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lincoln
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 164
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 161
 • Density 1,150.0/sq mi (444.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63347
Area code(s) 636
FIPS code 29-24886[4]
GNIS feature ID 0718049[5]

Foley is a city in Lincoln County, Missouri, United States. The population was 161 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Foley was platted in 1879.[6] Some say the town was named after Addison Foley, the original owner of the town site, while others believe the community has the name of one Miss Addie Foley, another early settler.[7] A post office called Foley has been in operation since 1880.[8]

Geography[edit]

Foley is located at 39°2′43″N 90°44′33″W / 39.04528°N 90.74250°W / 39.04528; -90.74250 (39.045316, -90.742449).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 39
1910 227
1920 237 4.4%
1930 200 −15.6%
1940 197 −1.5%
1950 203 3.0%
1960 183 −9.9%
1970 224 22.4%
1980 216 −3.6%
1990 209 −3.2%
2000 178 −14.8%
2010 161 −9.6%
Est. 2015 167 [10] 3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 161 people, 56 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,150.0 inhabitants per square mile (444.0/km2). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 492.9 per square mile (190.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 2.5% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 56 households of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.1% were married couples living together, 21.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 8.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 178 people, 65 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,214.9 people per square mile (458.2/km²). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 505.1 per square mile (190.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.38% White, 1.12% African American, 0.56% Asian, and 3.93% from two or more races.

There were 65 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% 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 3.27.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 15.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,000, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $24,250 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,902. About 13.3% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% 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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 187. 
  7. ^ "Lincoln County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 28 October 2016. Retrieved 26 October 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. [permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.