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Miller, Missouri
Location of Miller, Missouri
Location of Miller, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°12′57″N 93°50′29″W / 37.21583°N 93.84139°W / 37.21583; -93.84139Coordinates: 37°12′57″N 93°50′29″W / 37.21583°N 93.84139°W / 37.21583; -93.84139
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 699
 • Estimate 
(2019)
681
 • Density 896.05/sq mi (346.10/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65707
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-48242
GNIS feature ID 0722367

Miller is a town in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 699.

History

A post office called Miller has been in operation since 1891. The community has the name of T. A. Miller, a railroad contractor.

Geography

Miller is located at 37°12′57″N 93°50′29″W / 37.21583°N 93.84139°W / 37.21583; -93.84139 (37.215885, -93.841499). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land. Miller is located on State Highway 39, north of State Highway 96(Old U.S. Highway 66).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 148
1910 343 131.8%
1920 536 56.3%
1930 576 7.5%
1940 519 −9.9%
1950 615 18.5%
1960 601 −2.3%
1970 676 12.5%
1980 795 17.6%
1990 753 −5.3%
2000 754 0.1%
2010 699 −7.3%
2019 (est.) 681 −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 699 people, 290 households, and 173 families living in the city. The population density was 919.7 inhabitants per square mile (355.1/km2). There were 363 housing units at an average density of 477.6 per square mile (184.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 290 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 36.6 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 22.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

Movies

Most of the movie A Place to Grow was filmed in Miller.

Education

Miller R-II School District operates one elementary school and Miller High School.

Miller has a public library, a branch of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library.

Notable people

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