Green Ridge, Missouri

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Green Ridge, Missouri
City
Location of Green Ridge, Missouri
Location of Green Ridge, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°37′13″N 93°24′36″W / 38.62028°N 93.41000°W / 38.62028; -93.41000Coordinates: 38°37′13″N 93°24′36″W / 38.62028°N 93.41000°W / 38.62028; -93.41000
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Area[1]
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 476
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 486
 • Density 1,107.0/sq mi (427.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65332
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-29332[4]
GNIS feature ID 0729748[5]

Green Ridge is a city in Pettis County, Missouri, USA. The population was 476 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Greenridge had its start when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] The town site was platted in 1870.[7]

Geography[edit]

Green Ridge is located at 38°37′13″N 93°24′36″W / 38.62028°N 93.41000°W / 38.62028; -93.41000 (38.620203, -93.410006).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), of which, 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 389
1910 436 12.1%
1920 382 −12.4%
1930 358 −6.3%
1940 350 −2.2%
1950 335 −4.3%
1960 375 11.9%
1970 403 7.5%
1980 488 21.1%
1990 452 −7.4%
2000 445 −1.5%
2010 476 7.0%
Est. 2015 491 [9] 3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 476 people, 176 households, and 130 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,107.0 inhabitants per square mile (427.4/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 451.2 per square mile (174.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.2% African American, 1.9% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 176 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the city was 37 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 445 people, 168 households, and 118 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,002.0 people per square mile (390.5/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 421.1 per square mile (164.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.08% White, 0.22% Native American, 2.25% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.92% of the population.

There were 168 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,750, and the median income for a family was $44,000. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,942. About 6.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[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. ^ "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. ^ "Pettis County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 340. 
  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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.