Morrison, Missouri

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Morrison, Missouri
City
Location of Morrison, Missouri
Location of Morrison, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°40′25″N 91°38′0″W / 38.67361°N 91.63333°W / 38.67361; -91.63333Coordinates: 38°40′25″N 91°38′0″W / 38.67361°N 91.63333°W / 38.67361; -91.63333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Gasconade
Area[1]
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 531 ft (162 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 139
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 137
 • Density 308.9/sq mi (119.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 65036, 65061
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-50060[4]
GNIS feature ID 0722653[5]

Morrison is a town in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. The first permanent settlement in the town was made by Robert Shobe circa 1828. The population was 139 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Morrison has been in operation since 1860.[6] The community has the name of Alfred William Morrison, a legislator who is believed to have once lived in the area.[7]

The Shobe-Morrison House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[8]

Geography[edit]

Morrison is located at 38°40′25″N 91°38′0″W / 38.67361°N 91.63333°W / 38.67361; -91.63333 (38.673592, -91.633383).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 118
1900 276
1910 257 −6.9%
1920 336 30.7%
1930 359 6.8%
1940 271 −24.5%
1950 291 7.4%
1960 232 −20.3%
1970 234 0.9%
1980 169 −27.8%
1990 160 −5.3%
2000 123 −23.1%
2010 139 13.0%
Est. 2015 137 [10] −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 139 people, 52 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 308.9 inhabitants per square mile (119.3/km2). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 160.0 per square mile (61.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 52 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 31% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 123 people, 52 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 271.2 people per square mile (105.5/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 138.9 per square mile (54.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.44% of the population.

There were 52 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 28.8% 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 2.37 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,607, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $20,714 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,194. There were 2.8% of families and 7.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 9.4% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Gasconade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  8. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.