New Florence, Missouri

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New Florence, Missouri
City
Location of New Florence, Missouri
Location of New Florence, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°54′40″N 91°26′56″W / 38.91111°N 91.44889°W / 38.91111; -91.44889Coordinates: 38°54′40″N 91°26′56″W / 38.91111°N 91.44889°W / 38.91111; -91.44889
Country United States
State Missouri
County Montgomery
Area[1]
 • Total 2.94 sq mi (7.61 km2)
 • Land 2.92 sq mi (7.56 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 769
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 751
 • Density 263.4/sq mi (101.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63363
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-51770[4]
GNIS feature ID 0729575[5]

New Florence is a city in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States. The population was 769 at the 2010 census.

It includes a branch of Stone Hill Winery, based in Hermann, Missouri. From here to the St. Louis suburbs is the geographic area known as the Missouri Rhineland, first established as a center of vineyards by German immigrants in the mid-19th century.

New Florence lies at the junction of Interstate 70 and State Highway 19. Highway 19 is accessible from Interstate 70 via Exit 175.

History[edit]

New Florence was first named "Florence", and under the latter name was platted in 1858, and named after Florence Lewis, the daughter of a first settler.[6] A post office called New Florence has been in operation since 1858.[7]

Geography[edit]

New Florence is located at 38°54′40″N 91°26′56″W / 38.91111°N 91.44889°W / 38.91111; -91.44889 (38.911079, -91.448827).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.94 square miles (7.61 km2), of which, 2.92 square miles (7.56 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 103
1870 53 −48.5%
1880 373 603.8%
1890 465 24.7%
1900 424 −8.8%
1910 424 0.0%
1920 600 41.5%
1930 571 −4.8%
1940 565 −1.1%
1950 522 −7.6%
1960 616 18.0%
1970 635 3.1%
1980 731 15.1%
1990 801 9.6%
2000 764 −4.6%
2010 769 0.7%
Est. 2015 728 [9] −5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 769 people, 257 households, and 181 families residing in the city. The population density was 263.4 inhabitants per square mile (101.7/km2). There were 302 housing units at an average density of 103.4 per square mile (39.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 257 households of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% 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 3.18.

The median age in the city was 41 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 764 people, 248 households, and 176 families residing in the city. The population density was 471.3 people per square mile (182.1/km²). There were 288 housing units at an average density of 177.7 per square mile (68.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.12% White, 1.05% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.92% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.57% of the population.

There were 248 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,156, and the median income for a family was $34,722. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $18,864 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,367. About 16.7% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Montgomery County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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