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Curryville, Missouri
City
Location of Curryville, Missouri
Location of Curryville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pike
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 225
 • Estimate (2012) 225
 • Density 833.3/sq mi (321.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63339
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-17902
GNIS feature ID 0716603

Curryville is a city in Pike County, Missouri, United States. The population was 225 at the 2010 census.

History

Curryville was platted in 1866, and named after Perry A. Curry, the original owner of the town site. A post office called Curryville has been in operation since 1869.

Geography

Curryville is located at 39°20′41″N 91°20′33″W / 39.34472°N 91.3425°W / 39.34472; -91.3425 (39.344683, -91.342506).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.

Curryville was notorious for its strict enforcement of speed limits on US 54 which passes through it. It was well known as a blatant speed trap. Curryville has since changed its practices and is now within the limits of Missouri State Statutes.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 273
1890 302 10.6%
1900 271 −10.3%
1910 238 −12.2%
1920 285 19.7%
1930 236 −17.2%
1940 266 12.7%
1950 258 −3.0%
1960 287 11.2%
1970 337 17.4%
1980 323 −4.2%
1990 261 −19.2%
2000 251 −3.8%
2010 225 −10.4%
Est. 2015 226 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 225 people, 91 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 833.3 inhabitants per square mile (321.7/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 407.4 per square mile (157.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White, 1.8% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 4.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 91 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.8% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the city was 42.3 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 32.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 251 people, 106 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density was 909.2 people per square mile (346.1/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 463.7 per square mile (176.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.63% White, 3.98% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.40% Asian, and 3.59% from two or more races.

There were 106 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $29,583. Males had a median income of $27,679 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,032. About 17.1% of families and 22.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.0% of those sixty five or over.

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