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Farber, Missouri
City of Farber
Location of Farber, Missouri
Location of Farber, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Audrain
Area
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
764 ft (233 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 322
 • Estimate 
(2019)
313
 • Density 1,094.41/sq mi (422.15/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63345
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-23662
GNIS feature ID 0717845

Farber is a city in Audrain County, Missouri, United States. The population was 322 at the 2010 census.

History

Farber was platted in 1872. The community was named for Silas W. Farber, owner of the land upon which the village now stands. A post office has been in operation at Farber since 1872.

Geography

Farber is located at 39°16′29″N 91°34′31″W / 39.274844°N 91.575362°W / 39.274844; -91.575362.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 117
1890 272 132.5%
1900 247 −9.2%
1910 305 23.5%
1920 363 19.0%
1930 436 20.1%
1940 386 −11.5%
1950 358 −7.3%
1960 451 26.0%
1970 470 4.2%
1980 503 7.0%
1990 418 −16.9%
2000 411 −1.7%
2010 322 −21.7%
Est. 2019 313 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 322 people, 150 households, and 83 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,150.0 inhabitants per square mile (444.0/km2). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 585.7 per square mile (226.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.9% White, 1.6% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 4.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 150 households, of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.7% were non-families. 38.7% 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 2.15 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 42.2 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

Education

Farber has a lending library, a branch of the Mexico-Audrain Library District.

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