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Fleming, Missouri
Location of Fleming, Missouri
Location of Fleming, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Ray
Area
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
735 ft (224 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 128
 • Estimate 
(2019)
129
 • Density 238.89/sq mi (92.28/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-24562
GNIS feature ID 0718010

Fleming is a city in Ray County, Missouri, and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 128 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Fleming was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1905. The community has the name of Alfred Walton Fleming, a businessperson in the local mining industry.

Geography

Fleming is located at 39°11′39″N 94°3′3″W / 39.19417°N 94.05083°W / 39.19417; -94.05083 (39.194252, -94.050881).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 5,401
1950 5,308 −1.7%
1960 4,515 −14.9%
1970 152 −96.6%
1980 144 −5.3%
1990 130 −9.7%
2000 122 −6.2%
2010 128 4.9%
2019 (est.) 129 0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 128 people, 51 households, and 40 families living in the city. The population density was 237.0 inhabitants per square mile (91.5/km2). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 114.8 per square mile (44.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 51 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.6% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

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