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Blue Eye, Missouri
Location of Blue Eye, Missouri
Location of Blue Eye, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stone
Area
 • Total 1.18 sq mi (3.05 km2)
 • Land 1.18 sq mi (3.05 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,286 ft (392 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 289
 • Estimate 
(2019)
161
 • Density 136.90/sq mi (52.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65611
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-06526
GNIS feature ID 0714403

Blue Eye is an incorporated village in Stone County, Missouri, United States. The population was 289 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Branson Micropolitan Statistical Area. Blue Eye, Missouri is adjacent to Blue Eye, Arkansas.

Geography

Blue Eye is located south of Table Rock Lake and just north of the Missouri-Arkansas border. Blue Eye is at the end of Missouri Route 13 as the road continues into Arkansas as Arkansas Route 21.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.17 square miles (3.03 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 74
1970 91 23.0%
1980 94 3.3%
1990 112 19.1%
2000 129 15.2%
2010 167 29.5%
2019 (est.) 161 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 167 people, 75 households, and 48 families living in the village. The population density was 142.7 inhabitants per square mile (55.1/km2). There were 205 housing units at an average density of 175.2 per square mile (67.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.0% White, 0.6% Native American, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 75 households, of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the village was 44.3 years. 19.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

Education

Blue Eye R-V School District operates one elementary school, one middle school and Blue Eye High School.

Blue Eye has a public library, a branch of the Stone County Library.

Notable people

Jim Bakker, pastor and televangelist.

See also

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