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Bronaugh, Missouri
Location of Bronaugh, Missouri
Location of Bronaugh, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Vernon
Area
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
889 ft (271 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 249
 • Estimate 
(2019)
235
 • Density 824.56/sq mi (318.21/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64728
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-08614
GNIS feature ID 0714737

Bronaugh is a city in Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 249 at the 2010 census. The nearest big cities or metropolitan areas are Kansas City and Tulsa.

History

Bronaugh was platted in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point. The community was named for W. C. Bronaugh, the original owner of the town site. A post office has been in operation at Bronaugh since 1886. The city was incorporated in 1897.

Geography

Bronaugh is located at 37°41′36″N 94°28′2″W / 37.69333°N 94.46722°W / 37.69333; -94.46722 (37.693313, -94.467188).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 148
1900 190 28.4%
1910 263 38.4%
1920 285 8.4%
1930 192 −32.6%
1940 265 38.0%
1950 214 −19.2%
1960 173 −19.2%
1970 203 17.3%
1980 209 3.0%
1990 211 1.0%
2000 245 16.1%
2010 249 1.6%
2019 (est.) 235 −5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 249 people, 83 households, and 64 families living in the city. The population density was 858.6 inhabitants per square mile (331.5/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 369.0 per square mile (142.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 83 households, of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.9% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.38.

The median age in the city was 31.3 years. 33.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 21.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

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