Westboro, Missouri

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Westboro, Missouri
City
Location of Westboro, Missouri
Location of Westboro, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°32′9″N 95°19′15″W / 40.53583°N 95.32083°W / 40.53583; -95.32083Coordinates: 40°32′9″N 95°19′15″W / 40.53583°N 95.32083°W / 40.53583; -95.32083
Country United States
State Missouri
County Atchison
Township Lincoln
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 141
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 137
 • Density 564.0/sq mi (217.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64498
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-78622[4]
GNIS feature ID 0728643[5]

Westboro is a city in Lincoln Township, Atchison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 141 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Westboro was laid out in 1881.[6] The name Westboro was selected by railroad officials.[7] A post office has been in operation at Westboro since 1881.[8]

Geography[edit]

Westboro is located at 40°32′9″N 95°19′15″W / 40.53583°N 95.32083°W / 40.53583; -95.32083 (40.535787, -95.320752).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 216
1900 303 40.3%
1910 333 9.9%
1920 311 −6.6%
1930 358 15.1%
1940 368 2.8%
1950 297 −19.3%
1960 262 −11.8%
1970 234 −10.7%
1980 188 −19.7%
1990 182 −3.2%
2000 163 −10.4%
2010 141 −13.5%
Est. 2015 133 [10] −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 141 people, 56 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 564.0 inhabitants per square mile (217.8/km2). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 284.0 per square mile (109.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 56 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 163 people, 66 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 808.8 people per square mile (314.7/km²). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 396.9 per square mile (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.71% White, 3.07% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.29% of the population.

There were 66 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 81.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,563, and the median income for a family was $32,813. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,466. About 7.3% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five 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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 203. 
  7. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 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. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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