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Carterville, Missouri
City of Carterville
Location of Carterville, Missouri
Location of Carterville, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°8′58″N 94°26′25″W / 37.14944°N 94.44028°W / 37.14944; -94.44028Coordinates: 37°8′58″N 94°26′25″W / 37.14944°N 94.44028°W / 37.14944; -94.44028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 2.61 sq mi (6.75 km2)
 • Land 2.61 sq mi (6.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
984 ft (300 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,891
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,968
 • Density 754.89/sq mi (291.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64835
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-11638
GNIS feature ID 0715453

Carterville is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,891 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Carterville was laid out in 1875. The community has the name of J. L. Carter, an original owner of the site. A post office called Carterville has been in operation since 1875.

Geography

Carterville is located at 37°8′58″N 94°26′25″W / 37.14944°N 94.44028°W / 37.14944; -94.44028 (37.149458, -94.440199). Carterville's main street is the former U.S. Route 66.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.60 square miles (6.73 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 483
1890 2,884 497.1%
1900 4,445 54.1%
1910 4,539 2.1%
1920 2,434 −46.4%
1930 1,600 −34.3%
1940 1,582 −1.1%
1950 1,552 −1.9%
1960 1,445 −6.9%
1970 1,716 18.8%
1980 1,973 15.0%
1990 2,013 2.0%
2000 1,850 −8.1%
2010 1,891 2.2%
2019 (est.) 1,968 4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,891 people, 712 households, and 511 families living in the city. The population density was 727.3 inhabitants per square mile (280.8/km2). There were 800 housing units at an average density of 307.7 per square mile (118.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 712 households, of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 34.5 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

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