Foster, Missouri

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Foster, Missouri
Location of Foster, Missouri
Location of Foster, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°9′56″N 94°30′25″W / 38.16556°N 94.50694°W / 38.16556; -94.50694Coordinates: 38°9′56″N 94°30′25″W / 38.16556°N 94.50694°W / 38.16556; -94.50694
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyBates
Area
 • Total0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Land0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
Population
 • Total117
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
111
 • Density233.68/sq mi (90.29/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64745
Area code(s)660
FIPS code29-25372[4]
GNIS feature ID0729889[5]

Foster is a village in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 117 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Foster has been in operation since 1883.[6] The village was named for Charles Foster, governor of Ohio.[7]

Geography[edit]

Foster is located at 38°9′56″N 94°30′25″W / 38.16556°N 94.50694°W / 38.16556; -94.50694 (38.165674, -94.507017).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890513
1900347−32.4%
1910318−8.4%
19203448.2%
193038211.0%
1940293−23.3%
1950225−23.2%
1960153−32.0%
197017816.3%
1980175−1.7%
1990161−8.0%
2000130−19.3%
2010117−10.0%
2019 (est.)111[3]−5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 117 people, 46 households, and 35 families living in the village. The population density was 238.8 inhabitants per square mile (92.2/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 122.4 per square mile (47.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 0.9% African American, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 46 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 44.5 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.9% were from 25 to 44; 35.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 130 people, 52 households, and 34 families living in the village. The population density was 277.5 people per square mile (106.8/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 134.5 per square mile (51.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.92% White, 2.31% Native American, and 0.77% from two or more races.

There were 52 households, out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 31.5% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 120.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,631. There were 6.5% of families and 12.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 5.2% of under eighteens and 27.3% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. 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. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 285.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.