Houstonia, Missouri

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Houstonia, Missouri
City
Location of Houstonia, Missouri
Location of Houstonia, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°53′55″N 93°21′32″W / 38.89861°N 93.35889°W / 38.89861; -93.35889Coordinates: 38°53′55″N 93°21′32″W / 38.89861°N 93.35889°W / 38.89861; -93.35889
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Area[1]
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 220
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 221
 • Density 1,100.0/sq mi (424.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65333
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-33256[4]
GNIS feature ID 0719901[5]

Houstonia is a city in Pettis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 220 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Houstonia was platted in 1871.[6] The community was named for Gen. Thomas F. Houston, an early settler.[7] A post office called Houstonia has been in operation since 1872.[8]

The Osage Farms Resettlement Properties in Pettis County, Missouri includes properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[9]

Geography[edit]

Houstonia is located at 38°53′55″N 93°21′32″W / 38.89861°N 93.35889°W / 38.89861; -93.35889 (38.898487, -93.358869).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 278
1900 307 10.4%
1910 349 13.7%
1920 407 16.6%
1930 346 −15.0%
1940 326 −5.8%
1950 309 −5.2%
1960 261 −15.5%
1970 312 19.5%
1980 327 4.8%
1990 283 −13.5%
2000 275 −2.8%
2010 220 −20.0%
Est. 2015 221 [11] 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 220 people, 82 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,100.0 inhabitants per square mile (424.7/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 475.0 per square mile (183.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.9% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 82 households of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 275 people, 99 households, and 73 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,395.8 people per square mile (530.9/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 532.9 per square mile (202.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.09% White, 1.09% African American, 1.09% Asian, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 99 households out of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city, the population was spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,219, and the median income for a family was $34,531. Males had a median income of $36,000 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,490. About 20.8% of families and 24.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% 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. 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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  9. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.