Marston, Missouri

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Marston, Missouri
City
Location within New Madrid County and Missouri
Location within New Madrid County and Missouri
Coordinates: 36°31′1″N 89°36′37″W / 36.51694°N 89.61028°W / 36.51694; -89.61028Coordinates: 36°31′1″N 89°36′37″W / 36.51694°N 89.61028°W / 36.51694; -89.61028
Country United States
State Missouri
County New Madrid
Area[1]
 • Total 1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Land 1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 292 ft (89 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 503
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 467
 • Density 450/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63866
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-46406 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0721910 [5]

Marston is a city in New Madrid County, Missouri, United States. The population was 503 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Marston has been in operation since 1898.[6] The community was named after the mother's maiden name of an early settler.[7] Marston was incorporated in 1905.[7]

Geography[edit]

Marston is located at 36°31′1″N 89°36′37″W / 36.51694°N 89.61028°W / 36.51694; -89.61028 (36.517005, -89.610350).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 258
1920 438 69.8%
1930 350 −20.1%
1940 468 33.7%
1950 610 30.3%
1960 631 3.4%
1970 666 5.5%
1980 742 11.4%
1990 691 −6.9%
2000 610 −11.7%
2010 503 −17.5%
Est. 2016 467 [3] −7.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 503 people, 226 households, and 137 families residing in the city. The population density was 453.2 inhabitants per square mile (175.0/km2). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 224.3 per square mile (86.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.12% White, 17.69% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 226 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.4% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 42.1 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 610 people, 259 households, and 167 families residing in the city. The population density was 553.7 people per square mile (214.1/km²). There were 302 housing units at an average density of 274.1 per square mile (106.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.39% White, 22.46% African American, 0.16% Native American, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.30% of the population.

There were 259 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,375, and the median income for a family was $26,167. Males had a median income of $27,292 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,820. About 28.9% of families and 31.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.8% of those under age 18 and 26.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "New Madrid County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.