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Bosworth, Missouri
Downtown in winter 2019
Downtown in winter 2019
Location of Bosworth, Missouri
Location of Bosworth, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°28′14″N 93°20′5″W / 39.47056°N 93.33472°W / 39.47056; -93.33472Coordinates: 39°28′14″N 93°20′5″W / 39.47056°N 93.33472°W / 39.47056; -93.33472
Country United States
State Missouri
County Carroll
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
764 ft (233 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 305
 • Estimate 
(2019)
290
 • Density 523.47/sq mi (202.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64623
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-07426
GNIS feature ID 0730061

Bosworth is a city in Carroll County, Missouri, United States. The population was 305 at the 2010 U.S. Census.

History

Bosworth was laid out in 1888, and named for a settler. A post office called Bosworth has been in operation since 1888.

Geography

Bosworth is located at 39°28′14″N 93°20′5″W / 39.47056°N 93.33472°W / 39.47056; -93.33472 (39.470448, -93.334797).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 401
1910 767 91.3%
1920 672 −12.4%
1930 612 −8.9%
1940 505 −17.5%
1950 503 −0.4%
1960 465 −7.6%
1970 386 −17.0%
1980 394 2.1%
1990 334 −15.2%
2000 382 14.4%
2010 305 −20.2%
2019 (est.) 290 −4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the U.S. Census of 2010, there were 305 people, 122 households, and 71 families living in the city. The population density was 554.5 inhabitants per square mile (214.1/km2). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 287.3 per square mile (110.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% white, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 122 households, of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.8% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.25.

The median age in the city was 36.4 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

Notable people

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