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|City of Higbee|
Location of Higbee shown in Missouri
|• Total||0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)|
|• Land||0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||873 ft (266 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,279.07/sq mi (493.43/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0719507|
Higbee is a city in southern Randolph County, Missouri, United States. The population was 568 at the 2010 census. Barrel-making company A&K Cooperage, Barrel 53 Cooperage and Woodsmen Distilling are based in Higbee.
The first settlement at Higbee was made in 1872. A post office called Higbee has been in operation since 1873. The community has the name of Joseph Higbee, a pioneer settler.
Higbee is located at(39.306451, -92.513791).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 568 people, 235 households, and 157 families living in the city. The population density was 1,320.9 inhabitants per square mile (510.0/km2). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 634.9 per square mile (245.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.4% African American, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.
There were 235 households, of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 41.2 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
The city is served by the Higbee R-VIII Public School District, including Higbee High School, Higbee Middle School, and Higbee Elementary School.
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