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|Village of Amazonia|
Location of Amazonia, Missouri
|• Total||0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)|
|• Land||0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||840 ft (256 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||872.28/sq mi (336.96/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0730049|
Amazonia is a village in Lincoln Township, Andrew County, Missouri, United States. The population was 312 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Amazonia was laid out in 1857. A post office called Amazonia has been in operation since 1859. The origin of the name Amazonia is obscure.
Amazonia is located at 39°53′18″N 94°53′32″W / 39.88833°N 94.89222°W (39.888362, -94.892177). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 312 people, 118 households, and 83 families residing in the village. The population density was 843.2 inhabitants per square mile (325.6/km2). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 367.6 per square mile (141.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.4% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 118 households, of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.06.
The median age in the village was 39.7 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.