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Brimson, Missouri
Village
Location of Brimson, Missouri
Location of Brimson, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Grundy
Area
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
774 ft (236 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 50
 • Estimate 
(2019)
61
 • Density 701.15/sq mi (270.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-08470
GNIS feature ID 0714709

Brimson is a village in western Grundy County, Missouri, United States. The population was 50 at the 2020 census.

History

Brimson was laid out in 1898, and named after W. G. Brimson, a railroad official. A post office called Brimson was established in 1901, and remained in operation until 1978.

Geography

Brimson is located at 40°8′39″N 93°44′17″W / 40.14417°N 93.73806°W / 40.14417; -93.73806 (40.144230, -93.737977).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 104
1920 171 64.4%
1930 181 5.8%
1940 193 6.6%
1950 139 −28.0%
1960 107 −23.0%
1970 103 −3.7%
1980 104 1.0%
1990 72 −30.8%
2000 63 −12.5%
2010 63 0.0%
2019 (est.) 61 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 63 people, 30 households and 22 families living in the village. The population density was 700.0 inhabitants per square mile (270.3/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 377.8 per square mile (145.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 30 households, of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age was 45.8 years. 14.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The population was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

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