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Fair Play, Missouri
Location of Fair Play, Missouri
|• Total||0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)|
|• Land||0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||981 ft (299 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,186.73/sq mi (457.65/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0735611|
The first post office in Fair Play was established in 1852. The founder wished to call it Oakland, but because that name was already assigned to another community, he said finally "We'll just call it Fair Play".
Fair Play is located in East Madison Township (T34N R24W) at(37.6328, -93.5756).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 475 people, 200 households, and 116 families living in the city. The population density was 1,158.5 inhabitants per square mile (447.3/km2). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 548.8 per square mile (211.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.
There were 200 households, of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.0% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.08.
The median age in the city was 38.1 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.
Fair Play R-II School District operates one elementary school and Fair Play High School.
Fair Play has a public library, a branch of the Polk County Library.
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