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Duenweg, Missouri
Location of Duenweg, Missouri
Location of Duenweg, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 3.08 sq mi (7.97 km2)
 • Land 3.05 sq mi (7.90 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
1,079 ft (329 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,495
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,379
 • Density 452.43/sq mi (174.65/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64841
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-20314
GNIS feature ID 0717154

Duenweg ( dun-ə-WAYG) is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,495 at the 2020 census. It is located within the Township of Joplin, a minor civil division of Jasper County, and is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located just to the east of the City of Joplin. Interstate 44 and Interstate 49 run concurrently across the southeast corner of town, and Business Loop 44 runs through the center of town.

History

A post office called Duenweg has been in operation since 1895. The community has the name of an original owner of the town site.

Geography

Duenweg is located at 37°4′45″N 94°24′43″W / 37.07917°N 94.41194°W / 37.07917; -94.41194 (37.079035, -94.411881).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.04 square miles (5.28 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 529
1970 656 24.0%
1980 703 7.2%
1990 940 33.7%
2000 1,034 10.0%
2010 1,121 8.4%
Est. 2019 1,379 23.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,121 people, 463 households, and 297 families living in the city. The population density was 549.5 inhabitants per square mile (212.2/km2). There were 505 housing units at an average density of 247.5 per square mile (95.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.7% White, 0.8% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 6.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 463 households, of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

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