Vista, Missouri

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Vista, Missouri
Village
St. Clair County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Vista Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 37°59′20″N 93°39′51″W / 37.98889°N 93.66417°W / 37.98889; -93.66417Coordinates: 37°59′20″N 93°39′51″W / 37.98889°N 93.66417°W / 37.98889; -93.66417
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Clair
Area[1]
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 54
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 52
 • Density 420/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64776
FIPS code 29-76390[4]
GNIS feature ID 0756858[5]

Vista is a village in St. Clair County, Missouri, United States. The population was 54 at the 2010 census. It is approximately 150 miles from St. Louis.

History[edit]

Vista was platted in 1885, and named after Vista Dawson, the daughter of a first settler.[6] A variant name was "Decherd".[7] A post office called Decherd was established in 1887, the name was changed to Vista in 1889, and the post office closed in 1973.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 50
1970 44 −12.0%
1980 73 65.9%
1990 50 −31.5%
2000 55 10.0%
2010 54 −1.8%
Est. 2016 52 [3] −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 54 people, 22 households, and 13 families residing in the village. The population density was 415.4 inhabitants per square mile (160.4/km2). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 192.3 per square mile (74.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 22 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.9% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.38.

The median age in the village was 37 years. 35.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ "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. ^ "St. Clair County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vista, Missouri
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.