Novelty, Missouri

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Novelty, Missouri
Village
Location of Novelty, Missouri
Location of Novelty, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°0′44″N 92°12′27″W / 40.01222°N 92.20750°W / 40.01222; -92.20750Coordinates: 40°0′44″N 92°12′27″W / 40.01222°N 92.20750°W / 40.01222; -92.20750
Country United States
State Missouri
County Knox
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 139
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 138
 • Density 496.4/sq mi (191.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63460
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-53516[4]
GNIS feature ID 0723529[5]

Novelty is a village in Knox County, Missouri, United States. The population was 139 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Novelty was platted in 1857, and named for the novelty goods a local merchant sold.[6] A post office called Novelty has been in operation since 1854.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1][8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 138
1900 267
1910 232 −13.1%
1920 277 19.4%
1930 248 −10.5%
1940 207 −16.5%
1950 188 −9.2%
1960 176 −6.4%
1970 156 −11.4%
1980 187 19.9%
1990 143 −23.5%
2000 119 −16.8%
2010 139 16.8%
Est. 2015 133 [9] −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 139 people, 61 households, and 43 families residing in the village. The population density was 496.4 inhabitants per square mile (191.7/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 242.9 per square mile (93.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.4% White, 0.7% African American, 0.7% Asian, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 61 households of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.5% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% 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 2.72.

The median age in the village was 46.5 years. 19.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 119 people, 57 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 430.2 people per square mile (164.1/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 238.6/sq mi (91.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 57 households out of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the village, the population was spread out with 11.8% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,046. There were no families and 9.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 29.6% 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. ^ "Knox County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 October 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.