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Maysville, Missouri
Aerial view of Maysville, Missouri
Aerial view of Maysville, Missouri
Location of Maysville, Missouri
Location of Maysville, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°53′21″N 94°21′43″W / 39.88917°N 94.36194°W / 39.88917; -94.36194Coordinates: 39°53′21″N 94°21′43″W / 39.88917°N 94.36194°W / 39.88917; -94.36194
Country United States
State Missouri
County DeKalb
Area
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.15 sq mi (2.97 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
971 ft (296 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,114
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,081
 • Density 943.28/sq mi (364.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64469
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-46946
GNIS feature ID 0729552

Maysville is a city in DeKalb County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,212 at the 2010 census. Maysville is the county seat of DeKalb County.

Maysville is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

DeKalb County Missouri Courthouse (Southwest View)
DeKalb County courthouse as viewed from the southwest in October 2014

Maysville was founded in 1845. The name may be a transfer from Maysville, Kentucky. A post office called Maysville has been in operation since 1846.

The DeKalb County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

Geography

Maysville is located at 39°53′12″N 94°21′36″W / 39.88667°N 94.36000°W / 39.88667; -94.36000 (39.886720, -94.359973). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.16 square miles (3.00 km2), of which, 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 418
1890 717 71.5%
1900 925 29.0%
1910 1,051 13.6%
1920 1,057 0.6%
1930 946 −10.5%
1940 1,026 8.5%
1950 973 −5.2%
1960 942 −3.2%
1970 1,045 10.9%
1980 1,187 13.6%
1990 1,176 −0.9%
2000 1,212 3.1%
2010 1,114 −8.1%
2019 (est.) 1,081 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,114 people, 433 households, and 272 families living in the city. The population density was 968.7 inhabitants per square mile (374.0/km2). There were 496 housing units at an average density of 431.3 per square mile (166.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 433 households, of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.2% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 18.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

Education

Students in Maysville attend R-1 Elementary and Maysville R-1 Jr./Sr. High School.

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