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Martinsburg, Missouri
City of Martinsburg
Location of Martinsburg, Missouri
Location of Martinsburg, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Audrain
Founded 1857
Named for William R. Martin
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
810 ft (247 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 304
 • Estimate 
(2019)
295
 • Density 1,104.87/sq mi (426.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65264
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-46460
GNIS feature ID 0729549

Martinsburg is a city in Audrain County, Missouri, United States. The population was 304 at the 2010 census.

History

Martinsburg was founded in 1857. It was named for its founder, William R. Martin.

Geography

Martinsburg is located at 39°6′4″N 91°38′50″W / 39.10111°N 91.64722°W / 39.10111; -91.64722 (39.101182, -91.647355).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 225
1890 276 22.7%
1900 345 25.0%
1910 436 26.4%
1920 510 17.0%
1930 530 3.9%
1940 422 −20.4%
1950 296 −29.9%
1960 330 11.5%
1970 318 −3.6%
1980 309 −2.8%
1990 337 9.1%
2000 326 −3.3%
2010 304 −6.7%
Est. 2019 295 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 304 people, 137 households, and 87 families living in the city. The population density was 1,125.9 inhabitants per square mile (434.7/km2). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 563.0 per square mile (217.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 1.0% African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 137 households, of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 24.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

Education

St Joseph Elementary School in Martinsburg is a private, Roman Catholic institution.

Martinsburg has a lending library, a branch of the Mexico-Audrain Library District.

Notable person

  • Adolph John Paschang, Roman Catholic bishop
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