Billings, Missouri facts for kids
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Location of Billings, Missouri
|• Total||0.91 sq mi (2.34 km2)|
|• Land||0.90 sq mi (2.34 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,368 ft (417 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,228.98/sq mi (474.66/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−06:00 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−05:00 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0714237|
Billings is a city in Christian County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,035 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri metropolitan area.
Billings was platted in 1872. The community was named after railroad baron Frederick H. Billings, who helped build the town a church in exchange for the naming rights. A post office has been in operation at Billings since 1871.
Billings is located at 37°3′50″N 93°33′14″W / 37.06389°N 93.55389°W (37.064001, -93.553819).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.89 square miles (2.31 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,035 people, 437 households, and 281 families living in the city. The population density was 1,162.9 inhabitants per square mile (449.0/km2). There were 504 housing units at an average density of 566.3 per square mile (218.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 437 households, of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.90.
The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.1% male and 54.9% female.
- In 2012 Billings High School won the Missouri Class 2A boys basketball state championship.
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