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Location of Cosby, Missouri
|• Total||0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)|
|• Land||0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||938 ft (286 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,329.79/sq mi (513.19/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0716334|
Cosby was founded in the late 1870s, and moved about one mile to a new town site in 1885 when the railroad was extended to that point. The village was named after Cosby Miller, the child of a first settler. A post office called Cosby has been in operation since 1879.
Cosby is located at(39.863522, -94.679738).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 124 people, 45 households, and 34 families living in the village. The population density was 1,377.8 inhabitants per square mile (532.0/km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 577.8 per square mile (223.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 45 households, of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.4% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.12.
The median age in the village was 35 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
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