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Blythedale, Missouri
Village
Location of Blythedale, Missouri
Location of Blythedale, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,076 ft (328 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 211
 • Estimate 
(2019)
185
 • Density 602.61/sq mi (232.76/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64426
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-06742
GNIS feature ID 0714451

Blythedale is a village in northeast Harrison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 211 at the 2020 census.

History

Blythedale was laid out in 1880, and named in honor of a railroad employee. A post office called Blythedale has been in operation since 1880.

Geography

Blythedale is located at 40°28′31″N 93°55′39″W / 40.47528°N 93.92750°W / 40.47528; -93.92750 (40.475204, -93.927397).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 315
1910 345 9.5%
1920 294 −14.8%
1930 253 −13.9%
1940 266 5.1%
1950 238 −10.5%
1960 179 −24.8%
1970 213 19.0%
1980 219 2.8%
1990 130 −40.6%
2000 233 79.2%
2010 193 −17.2%
2019 (est.) 185 −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 193 people, 86 households, and 56 families residing in the village. The population density was 622.6 inhabitants per square mile (240.4/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 338.7 per square mile (130.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 86 households, of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the village was 43.5 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 22.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

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