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Bellflower, Missouri
Location of Bellflower, Missouri
Location of Bellflower, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
768 ft (234 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 393
 • Estimate 
(2019)
366
 • Density 654.74/sq mi (252.67/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63333
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-04330
GNIS feature ID 0713929

Bellflower is a city in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States. The population was 393 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Bellflower has been in operation since 1887. The community was named for bellflowers near the original town site.

Geography

Bellflower is located at 39°0′14″N 91°21′11″W / 39.00389°N 91.35306°W / 39.00389; -91.35306 (39.003891, -91.352922).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 297
1930 246 −17.2%
1940 218 −11.4%
1950 226 3.7%
1960 245 8.4%
1970 360 46.9%
1980 403 11.9%
1990 413 2.5%
2000 427 3.4%
2010 393 −8.0%
2019 (est.) 366 −6.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 393 people, 142 households, and 103 families living in the city. The population density was 701.8 inhabitants per square mile (271.0/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 333.9 per square mile (128.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 2.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 142 households, of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.5% were non-families. 21.1% 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 2.77 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

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