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Marston, Missouri
Marston
Marston
Location within New Madrid County and Missouri
Location within New Madrid County and Missouri
Coordinates: 36°31′1″N 89°36′37″W / 36.51694°N 89.61028°W / 36.51694; -89.61028Coordinates: 36°31′1″N 89°36′37″W / 36.51694°N 89.61028°W / 36.51694; -89.61028
Country United States
State Missouri
County New Madrid
Area
 • Total 1.11 sq mi (2.86 km2)
 • Land 1.10 sq mi (2.86 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
292 ft (89 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 503
 • Estimate 
(2019)
446
 • Density 403.62/sq mi (155.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63866
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-46406
GNIS feature ID 0721910

Marston is a city in New Madrid County, Missouri, United States. The population was 503 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Marston has been in operation since 1898. The community was named after the mother's maiden name of an early settler. Marston was incorporated in 1905.

Geography

Marston is located at 36°31′1″N 89°36′37″W / 36.51694°N 89.61028°W / 36.51694; -89.61028 (36.517005, -89.610350).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 258
1920 438 69.8%
1930 350 −20.1%
1940 468 33.7%
1950 610 30.3%
1960 631 3.4%
1970 666 5.5%
1980 742 11.4%
1990 691 −6.9%
2000 610 −11.7%
2010 503 −17.5%
2019 (est.) 446 −11.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 503 people, 226 households, and 137 families living in the city. The population density was 453.2 inhabitants per square mile (175.0/km2). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 224.3 per square mile (86.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.12% White, 17.69% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 226 households, of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.4% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 42.1 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

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