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Goodnight, Missouri
Goodnight, Missouri is located in Missouri
Goodnight, Missouri
Goodnight, Missouri
Location in Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Polk
Incorporated February 24, 2003
 • Total 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
1,050 ft (320 m)
 • Total 18
 • Estimate 
 • Density 25.0/sq mi (9.68/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-27900
GNIS feature ID 0732793

Goodnight is a village in southern Polk County, Missouri, United States. Located on Route 215, the community is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 18 at the 2010 census.


A post office called Goodnight was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1906. The community has the name of J. H. Goodnight, the proprietor of a local mill. The village was incorporated in 2003.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 18
2019 (est.) 18 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 18 people, 8 households, and 5 families residing in the village. The population density was 25.8 inhabitants per square mile (10.0/km2). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 15.8 per square mile (6.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 8 households, of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the village was 40.5 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 61.1% male and 38.9% female.

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