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Conception Junction, Missouri
Location of Conception Junction, Missouri
|• Total||0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)|
|• Land||0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,004 ft (306 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||575.95/sq mi (222.19/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0716167|
Conception Junction is a city in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States, near the Platte River. The population was 198 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town.
New Conception was laid out in 1895 when the railroad was extended to the site. A post office called Conception Junction has been in operation since 1907.
Conception Junction was named for a railroad junction between the Wabash and the Chicago Great Western Railroads. Both lines are now gone. Nearby is Conception, Missouri, home of Conception Abbey. Conception Junction is located at 40°16′2″N 94°41′24″W / 40.26722°N 94.69000°W (40.267197, -94.689884). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 198 people, 78 households, and 48 families living in the city. The population density was 638.7 inhabitants per square mile (246.6/km2). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 312.9 per square mile (120.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 78 households, of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.33.
The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 33.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
- In Spanish: Conception Junction (Misuri)