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Knob Noster, Missouri
|City of Knob Noster|
Location of Knob Noster, Missouri
|• Total||2.91 sq mi (7.53 km2)|
|• Land||2.88 sq mi (7.46 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||966.68/sq mi (373.22/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729757|
Knob Noster was platted in 1856. The community's name is said by the State Historical Society of Missouri to be a combination of a knob, or hill, near the town site, and the surname Noster, honoring an unidentified early citizen. A post office has been in operation since Knob Noster since 1846.
Knob Noster is located at(38.764310, -93.558285).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.91 square miles (7.54 km2), of which, 2.88 square miles (7.46 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,709 people, 1,147 households, and 675 families living in the city. The population density was 940.6 inhabitants per square mile (363.2/km2). There were 1,347 housing units at an average density of 467.7 per square mile (180.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.0% White, 9.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 3.1% Asian, 0.7% Pacific Islander, 2.2% from other races, and 4.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.8% of the population.
There were 1,147 households, of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.2% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 27.1 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 18.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 20.1% were from 45 to 64; and 7.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
In popular culture
- Historic maps of Knob Noster in the Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection at the University of Missouri
Knob Noster R-VIII School District operates two elementary schools, one middle school, and Knob Noster High School.
Knob Noster has a public library, a branch of the Trails Regional Library.
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