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Blairstown, Missouri
Location of Blairstown, Missouri
Location of Blairstown, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Henry
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
791 ft (241 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 97
 • Estimate 
(2019)
94
 • Density 377.51/sq mi (145.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64726
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-06238
GNIS feature ID 0755539

Blairstown is a city in Henry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 97 at the 2010 census.

History

Blairstown had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Blairstown has been in operation since 1886. The city was named for railroad magnate John Insley Blair.

Geography

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 291
1910 288 −1.0%
1920 280 −2.8%
1930 237 −15.4%
1940 214 −9.7%
1950 199 −7.0%
1960 177 −11.1%
1970 161 −9.0%
1980 144 −10.6%
1990 185 28.5%
2000 141 −23.8%
2010 97 −31.2%
2019 (est.) 94 −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 97 people, 41 households, and 25 families living in the city. The population density was 388.0 inhabitants per square mile (149.8/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 240.0 per square mile (92.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.7% White and 10.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 41 households, of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.1% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.0% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.4% 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 3.00.

The median age in the city was 38.8 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 9.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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