Moundville, Missouri

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Moundville, Missouri
Village
Location of Moundville, Missouri
Location of Moundville, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°45′54″N 94°27′6″W / 37.76500°N 94.45167°W / 37.76500; -94.45167Coordinates: 37°45′54″N 94°27′6″W / 37.76500°N 94.45167°W / 37.76500; -94.45167
Country United States
State Missouri
County Vernon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 124
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 121
 • Density 780/sq mi (300/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64771
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-50330[4]
GNIS feature ID 0729930[5]

Moundville is a village in Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 124 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Moundville was platted in 1869.[6] The village was so named on account of a natural mound near the original town site.[7] A post office called Mounds was established in 1870, and the name was changed to Moundville in 1886.[8]

Geography[edit]

Moundville is located at 37°45′54″N 94°27′6″W / 37.76500°N 94.45167°W / 37.76500; -94.45167 (37.764866, -94.451767).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 85
1890 219 157.6%
1900 287 31.1%
1910 247 −13.9%
1920 240 −2.8%
1930 243 1.3%
1940 247 1.6%
1950 168 −32.0%
1960 136 −19.0%
1970 149 9.6%
1980 149 0.0%
1990 140 −6.0%
2000 103 −26.4%
2010 124 20.4%
Est. 2016 121 [3] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 124 people, 49 households, and 35 families residing in the village. The population density was 775.0 inhabitants per square mile (299.2/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 356.3 per square mile (137.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.8% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 49 households of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 40 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.0% male and 46.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 103 people, 49 households, and 31 families residing in the town. The population density was 620.6 people per square mile (233.9/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 355.5 per square mile (134.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.06% White and 1.94% Native American.

There were 49 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% 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 2.63.

In the town the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 123.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $14,107 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,051. There were no families and 2.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.1% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. ^ "Area towns approaching 100". The Nevada Daily Mail. Aug 14, 1970. p. 1. Retrieved 28 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Vernon County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 29, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.