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Highlandville, Missouri
City
Location of Highlandville, Missouri
Location of Highlandville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Christian
Area
 • Total 5.03 sq mi (13.03 km2)
 • Land 5.02 sq mi (13.00 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,381 ft (421 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 911
 • Estimate (2012) 916
 • Density 181.5/sq mi (70.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65669
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 911 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

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

Geography

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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 76
2000 872
2010 911 4.5%
Est. 2015 958 5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 911 people, 348 households, and 259 families residing 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 in the city 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 872 people, 321 households, and 248 families residing in the city. The population density was 175.2 people per square mile (67.6/km²). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 69.7 per square mile (26.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.25% White, 1.03% Native American, 0.34% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 321 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,767, and the median income for a family was $33,229. Males had a median income of $24,125 versus $20,682 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,442. About 14.4% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.


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