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Highlandville, Missouri
Location of Highlandville, Missouri
Location of Highlandville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Christian
 • Total 4.93 sq mi (12.76 km2)
 • Land 4.92 sq mi (12.75 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
1,381 ft (421 m)
 • Total 963
 • Estimate 
 • Density 213.53/sq mi (82.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-32068
GNIS feature ID 0735649

Highlandville is a city in Christian County, Missouri, United States. The population was 963 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.


A post office called Highlandville has been in operation since 1872. The city was so named on account of its lofty elevation.


Highlandville is located at 36°56′34″N 93°17′11″W / 36.94278°N 93.28639°W / 36.94278; -93.28639 (36.942690, −93.286447).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.03 square miles (13.03 km2), of which, 5.02 square miles (13.00 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 76
2000 872
2010 911 4.5%
2019 (est.) 1,051 15.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 911 people, 348 households and 259 families living in the city. The population density was 181.5 inhabitants per square mile (70.1/km2). There were 380 housing units at an average density of 75.7 per square mile (29.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.1% African American, 1.1% Native American, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 348 households, of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age was 38.7 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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