Neelyville, Missouri

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Neelyville, Missouri
City
Location of Neelyville, Missouri
Location of Neelyville, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°33′28″N 90°30′35″W / 36.55778°N 90.50972°W / 36.55778; -90.50972Coordinates: 36°33′28″N 90°30′35″W / 36.55778°N 90.50972°W / 36.55778; -90.50972
Country United States
State Missouri
County Butler
Area[1]
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 305 ft (93 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 483
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 483
 • Density 420.0/sq mi (162.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63954
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-51446[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735744[5]

Neelyville is a town in Butler County in Southeast Missouri in the United States. The population was 483 at the 2010 census.

Neelyville is included within the Poplar Bluff Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Neelyville was laid out in 1870. It was situated along the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway.[6] The community was named after Obadiah Neely, an early citizen.[7] A post office called Neelyville has been in operation since 1873.[8]

Geography[edit]

Neelyville is located at 36°33′28″N 90°30′35″W / 36.55778°N 90.50972°W / 36.55778; -90.50972 (36.557839, -90.509701).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 114
1910 241 111.4%
1920 237 −1.7%
1930 199 −16.0%
1940 280 40.7%
1950 457 63.2%
1960 385 −15.8%
1970 381 −1.0%
1980 474 24.4%
1990 381 −19.6%
2000 487 27.8%
2010 483 −0.8%
Est. 2015 471 [10] −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 483 people, 181 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 420.0 inhabitants per square mile (162.2/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 185.2 per square mile (71.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.82% White, 12.42% Black or African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.41% Asian, and 3.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 181 households of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.7% were non-families. 28.2% 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 2.67 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the city was 33.9 years. 32.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 487 people, 194 households, and 127 families residing in the city. The population density was 419.3 people per square mile (162.1/km²). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 185.1 per square mile (71.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.26% White, 16.22% African American, 1.44% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races.

There were 194 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,719, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $22,250 versus $15,735 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,598. About 19.9% of families and 25.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.3% of those under age 18 and 31.3% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 372. 
  7. ^ "Butler County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  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.