Redings Mill, Missouri

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Redings Mill, Missouri
Village
Location of Redings Mill, Missouri
Location of Redings Mill, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°1′9″N 94°31′1″W / 37.01917°N 94.51694°W / 37.01917; -94.51694Coordinates: 37°1′9″N 94°31′1″W / 37.01917°N 94.51694°W / 37.01917; -94.51694
Country United States
State Missouri
County Newton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,053 ft (321 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 151
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 154
 • Density 755.0/sq mi (291.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-60986[4]
GNIS feature ID 0729953[5]

Redings Mill is a village in Newton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 151 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Redings Mill was named for millwright John S. Reding (1816–1892). He built the first mill in Newton County prior to the American Civil War.[6] A variant name was "Shoalsburgh".[7] A post office called Shoalsburg was established in 1867, and remained in operation until 1883.[8]

Geography[edit]

Redings Mill is located at 37°1′9″N 94°31′1″W / 37.01917°N 94.51694°W / 37.01917; -94.51694 (37.019111, -94.516906).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), of which, 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 202
1970 179 −11.4%
1980 222 24.0%
1990 204 −8.1%
2000 159 −22.1%
2010 151 −5.0%
Est. 2015 152 [10] 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 151 people, 64 households, and 42 families residing in the village. The population density was 755.0 inhabitants per square mile (291.5/km2). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 370.0 per square mile (142.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.7% African American, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 64 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 48.5 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 32.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 159 people, 69 households, and 44 families residing in the village. The population density was 773.1 people per square mile (292.3/km²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 369.5 per square mile (139.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.19% White, 5.03% Native American, 0.63% Pacific Islander, and 3.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.89% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 32.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,938, and the median income for a family was $45,313. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,629. None of the families and 4.6% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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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. ^ Moser, Arthur Paul. "A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Newton County, Missouri". TheLibrary.org. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  7. ^ "Newton County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 22, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 November 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.