Mountain View, Missouri

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Mountain View, Missouri
Location of Mountain View, Missouri
Location of Mountain View, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°59′44″N 91°42′3″W / 36.99556°N 91.70083°W / 36.99556; -91.70083Coordinates: 36°59′44″N 91°42′3″W / 36.99556°N 91.70083°W / 36.99556; -91.70083
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyHowell
Area
 • Total3.75 sq mi (9.71 km2)
 • Land3.75 sq mi (9.71 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,142 ft (348 m)
Population
 • Total2,719
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
2,652
 • Density730/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65548
Area code(s)417
FIPS code29-50438[4]
GNIS feature ID0735739[5]

Mountain View is a city in Howell County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,719 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Mountain View was platted in 1888, and named for the panoramic views had from the elevated town site.[6] A post office called Mountain View has been in operation since 1879.[7]

Geography[edit]

Mountain View is located at 36°59′44″N 91°42′3″W / 36.99556°N 91.70083°W / 36.99556; -91.70083 (36.995617, -91.700816).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.75 square miles (9.71 km2), all land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate is humid continental of the warm summer (Köppen: Dfa) or humid subtropical if considering the -3 °C isotherm (Köppen: Cfa). Summers can sometimes be quite hot, but winters are relatively cold. On the 0 °C isotherm is the urban area located on a more southerly plain where you can find of the first climatic type mentioned above in North America (between 36 and 37 °N).[9] The annual average temperature is 55.4 ° F (13 °C). July, warmer month has an average of 77.2 ° F (25.1 °C) and January the coldest month has an average temperature of 31.5 ° F (-0.3 °C), slightly below the freezing point and therefore written with "D" in the climatic scheme. The average annual rainfall falls to 43.8 inches (1113 mm), with the wettest month (4.7 inches or 120 mm) and January being the driest (2.2 inches or 55 mm).[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910552
192072130.6%
19307838.6%
1940725−7.4%
195089223.0%
19609364.9%
19701,32041.0%
19801,66426.1%
19902,03622.4%
20002,43019.4%
20102,71911.9%
Est. 20182,652[3]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,719 people, 1,151 households, and 690 families residing in the city. The population density was 725.1 inhabitants per square mile (280.0/km2). There were 1,288 housing units at an average density of 343.5 per square mile (132.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.57% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.84% of the population.

There were 1,151 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 39 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 21.5% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,430 people, 1,051 households, and 649 families residing in the city. The population density was 661.2 people per square mile (255.0/km²). There were 1,176 housing units at an average density of 320.0 per square mile (123.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.27% White, 1.07% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.56% of the population. There were 1,051 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% 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 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 79.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,308, and the median income for a family was $28,239. Males had a median income of $20,104 versus $17,727 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,022. About 19.3% of families and 24.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.6% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District operates three schools in the city: Mountain View Elementary School, Liberty Middle School, and Liberty Sr. High School.[12]

Mountain View is home to an extension of Southwest Baptist University.[13]

Mountain View has a lending library, the Mountain View Public Library.[14]

Notable people[edit]

Jaelon Acklin, Currently playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL. Former NFL Player for the Baltimore Ravens.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. 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 December 7, 2019.
  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. ^ "Howell County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "Interactive United States Koppen-Geiger Climate Classification Map". www.plantmaps.com. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  10. ^ "Mountain View climate: Average Temperature, weather by month, Mountain View weather averages - Climate-Data.org". en.climate-data.org. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District". Great Schools. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Mountain View campus". Southwest Baptist University. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  14. ^ "Missouri Public Libraries". PublicLibraries.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2017. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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