Montrose, Missouri

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Montrose, Missouri
City
Location of Montrose, Missouri
Location of Montrose, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°15′34″N 93°58′56″W / 38.25944°N 93.98222°W / 38.25944; -93.98222Coordinates: 38°15′34″N 93°58′56″W / 38.25944°N 93.98222°W / 38.25944; -93.98222
Country United States
State Missouri
County Henry
Area[1]
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 384
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 380
 • Density 673.7/sq mi (260.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64770
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-49664[4]
GNIS feature ID 0722551[5]

Montrose is a city in Henry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 384 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Montrose had its start in 1870 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[6] The town was named after Montrose, in Scotland.[7] A post office called Montrose has been in operation since 1870.[8]

The C.M. and Vina Clark House and St. Ludger Catholic Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[9]

Geography[edit]

Montrose is located at 38°15′34″N 93°58′56″W / 38.25944°N 93.98222°W / 38.25944; -93.98222 (38.259426, -93.982203).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 495
1890 644 30.1%
1900 613 −4.8%
1910 667 8.8%
1920 715 7.2%
1930 531 −25.7%
1940 487 −8.3%
1950 518 6.4%
1960 526 1.5%
1970 531 1.0%
1980 498 −6.2%
1990 440 −11.6%
2000 417 −5.2%
2010 384 −7.9%
Est. 2015 370 [11] −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 384 people, 192 households, and 101 families residing in the city. The population density was 673.7 inhabitants per square mile (260.1/km2). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 393.0 per square mile (151.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 1.3% African American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 192 households of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.5% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.4% were non-families. 43.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 47.7 years. 18% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.8% were from 45 to 64; and 22.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 417 people, 199 households, and 111 families residing in the city. The population density was 726.4 people per square mile (282.5/km²). There were 219 housing units at an average density of 381.5 per square mile (148.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.80% White, 0.48% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.48% from two or more races.

There were 199 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.2% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,563, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,062. About 14.0% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.4% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable Events[edit]

  • In 2010 Montrose High School won the Missouri Class 1 Girls Basketball State Championship.[13]
  • In 2011 Montrose High School finished 3rd in the Missouri Class 1 Girls Basketball State Championship.[14]

Notable People from Montrose[edit]

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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. 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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 172. 
  7. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 29. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 October 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". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Class 1 State Tournament Bracket". Missouri State High School Activities Association website. 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  14. ^ "Class 1 State Tournament Bracket". Missouri State High School Activities Association website. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 

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