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Auxvasse, Missouri
City of Auxvasse
Location of Auxvasse, Missouri
Location of Auxvasse, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Callaway
Area
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.96 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.96 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 983
 • Estimate 
(2019)
978
 • Density 1,295.36/sq mi (500.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65231
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-02638
GNIS feature ID 713496
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Auxvasse is a city in northern Callaway County, Missouri, United States. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 983 at the 2010 census.

History

Auxvasse was originally called Clinton City, and under the latter name was platted in 1873. The present name is after nearby Auxvasse Creek. A post office called Auxvasse has been in operation since 1874.

Geography

Auxvasse is located at 39°0′59″N 91°53′48″W / 39.01639°N 91.89667°W / 39.01639; -91.89667 (39.016478, -91.896780).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 348
1900 337 −3.2%
1910 411 22.0%
1920 484 17.8%
1930 438 −9.5%
1940 490 11.9%
1950 507 3.5%
1960 534 5.3%
1970 808 51.3%
1980 858 6.2%
1990 821 −4.3%
2000 901 9.7%
2010 983 9.1%
2019 (est.) 978 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 983 people, 405 households, and 261 families living in the city. The population density was 1,293.4 inhabitants per square mile (499.4/km2). There were 472 housing units at an average density of 621.1 per square mile (239.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.1% White, 3.2% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 405 households, of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

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