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Mill Spring, Missouri
Village
Location of Mill Spring, Missouri
Location of Mill Spring, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°3′43″N 90°41′02″W / 37.06194°N 90.68389°W / 37.06194; -90.68389Coordinates: 37°3′43″N 90°41′02″W / 37.06194°N 90.68389°W / 37.06194; -90.68389
Country United States
State Missouri
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
436 ft (133 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 189
 • Estimate 
(2019)
176
 • Density 400.00/sq mi (154.44/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63952
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-48386

Mill Spring is a village in Wayne County, Missouri, United States, along the Black River. The population was 189 at the 2010 census.

History

Mill Spring was laid out in 1871. The community took its name from a nearby spring of the same name which once powered lumber mills. A post office called Mill Spring has been in operation since 1874.

Geography

Mill Spring is located at 37°3′48″N 90°40′54″W / 37.06333°N 90.68167°W / 37.06333; -90.68167 (37.063306, -90.681616).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 174
1960 226
1970 207 −8.4%
1980 257 24.2%
1990 252 −1.9%
2000 219 −13.1%
2010 189 −13.7%
2019 (est.) 176 −6.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 189 people, 81 households and 46 families living in the village. The population density was 429.5 per square mile (165.8/km2). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 240.9 per square mile (93.0/km2). The racial makeup was 96.8% White, 1.1% African American, 0.5% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 81 households, of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.2% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age was 37.8 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

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