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Curryville, Missouri
Location of Curryville, Missouri
Location of Curryville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pike
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
817 ft (249 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 225
 • Estimate 
(2019)
223
 • Density 813.87/sq mi (314.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63339
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-17902

Curryville is a city in western 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 91.34250°W / 39.34472; -91.34250 (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%
2019 (est.) 223 −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 225 people, 91 households, and 53 families living 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.

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