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Halltown, Missouri
Village
Location of Halltown, Missouri
Location of Halltown, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,175 ft (358 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 173
 • Estimate (2012) 173
 • Density 823.8/sq mi (318.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65664
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-30016
GNIS feature ID 0758433

Halltown is a village in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Halltown is located at 37°11′37″N 93°37′45″W / 37.19361°N 93.62917°W / 37.19361; -93.62917 (37.193735, -93.629059).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.

History

Halltown was platted in 1887, and named after the Hall family, original owners of the site. A post office has been in operation at Halltown since 1879.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 114
1940 168 47.4%
1950 99 −41.1%
1960 86 −13.1%
1970 106 23.3%
1980 149 40.6%
1990 161 8.1%
2000 189 17.4%
2010 173 −8.5%
Est. 2015 172 −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 173 people, 70 households, 1,428 chickens, and 45 families residing in the village. The population density was 823.8 inhabitants per square mile (318.1/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 419.0 per square mile (161.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 70 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 34.8 years. 30.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 189 people, 69 households, and 50 families residing in the village. The population density was 908.0 people per square mile (347.5/km²). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 355.5 per square mile (136.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.94% White, and 1.06% from two or more races.

There were 69 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,833, and the median income for a family was $37,969. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,301. About 12.2% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 42.9% of those sixty five or over.

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