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Carytown, Missouri
Location of Carytown, Missouri
Location of Carytown, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
 • Total 14.43 sq mi (37.38 km2)
 • Land 14.43 sq mi (37.38 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
922 ft (281 m)
 • Total 287
 • Estimate 
 • Density 19.61/sq mi (7.57/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-11728
GNIS feature ID 0740725

Carytown is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 287 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.


A post office called Carytown was established in 1885, and remained in operation until 1901. The community has the name of the Cary family, original owners of the site.


Carytown is located at 37°15′49″N 94°20′3″W / 37.26361°N 94.33417°W / 37.26361; -94.33417 (37.263692, -94.334047).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.46 square miles (37.45 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 117
1980 150 28.2%
1990 149 −0.7%
2000 217 45.6%
2010 271 24.9%
2019 (est.) 283 4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 271 people, 99 households, and 81 families living in the city. The population density was 18.7 inhabitants per square mile (7.2/km2). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 7.5 per square mile (2.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 3.7% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.

There were 99 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.7% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.2% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 40.9 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.9% male and 46.1% female.

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