Unity Village, Missouri

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Unity Village, Missouri
Unity Church headquarters
Unity Church headquarters
Location of Unity Village, Missouri
Location of Unity Village, Missouri
U.S. Census Map
U.S. Census Map
Coordinates: 38°56′47″N 94°23′58″W / 38.94639°N 94.39944°W / 38.94639; -94.39944Coordinates: 38°56′47″N 94°23′58″W / 38.94639°N 94.39944°W / 38.94639; -94.39944
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyJackson
Area
 • Total1.51 sq mi (3.92 km2)
 • Land1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation
935 ft (285 m)
Population
 • Total99
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
73
 • Density50.45/sq mi (19.48/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64065
Area code(s)816
FIPS code29-75202[4]
GNIS feature ID0728064[5]
Websiteunityvillage.org

Unity Village is a village in Jackson County, Missouri, United States bordering Kansas City and Lee’s Summit. The population was 99 at the 2010 census. The village is the world headquarters of Unity Church, which has over 2 million followers. The Unity Tower was designed by the Kansas City firm Boillot & Lauck and built in 1929 to store water.[6] It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

Unity Village is located 15 miles (24.1 km) southeast of downtown Kansas City.

Unity Village is located at 38°56′47″N 94°23′58″W / 38.94639°N 94.39944°W / 38.94639; -94.39944 (38.946283, -94.399311).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.97 square miles (5.10 km2), of which 1.90 square miles (4.92 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water.[8]

Tornado[edit]

On July 1, 2015 a tornado ripped roofs to shreds. However, it only lasted a few seconds.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960153
197024258.2%
1980202−16.5%
1990138−31.7%
20001401.4%
201099−29.3%
2019 (est.)73[3]−26.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census there were 99 people, 65 households, and 11 families living in the village. The population density was 52.1 inhabitants per square mile (20.1/km2). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 38.4 per square mile (14.8/km2). The racial makup of the village was 85.9% White, 7.1% African American, 2.0% Asian, and 5.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.1%.[2]

Of the 65 households 7.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 9.2% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 83.1% were non-families. 73.8% of households were one person and 16.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 1.32 and the average family size was 2.36.

The median age in the village was 52.5 years. 6.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.2% were from 25 to 44; 55.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 34.3% male and 65.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 140 people, 81 households, and 19 families living in the village. The population density was 73.6 people per square mile (28.4/km2). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 43.1 per square mile (16.7/km2). The racial makup of the village was 94.29% White, 2.86% African American, 0.71% Asian, 0.71% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.71%.[4]

Of the 81 households 2.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 18.5% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 76.5% were non-families. 71.6% of households were one person and 21.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 1.35 and the average family size was 2.21.

The age distribution was 2.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 42.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% 65 or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 62.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 63.1 males.

The median household income was $29,583 and the median family income was $87,667. Males had a median income of $41,765 versus $30,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $31,836. There were none of the families and 11.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. ^ https://dnr.mo.gov/shpo/nps-nr/89000246.pdf
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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