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Mineral Point, Missouri
Location of Mineral Point, Missouri
|• Total||0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)|
|• Land||0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||880 ft (268 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,479.17/sq mi (571.95/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0722429|
Mineral Point had its start in the 1850s as a lead-mining settlement. The community owes its name to the wealth of minerals found in the vicinity. Mineral Point was situated along the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway. A post office has been in operation at Mineral Point since 1858.
Mineral Point is located at(37.945181, -90.724493).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 351 people, 124 households, and 85 families living in the village. The population density was 1,462.5 inhabitants per square mile (564.7/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 545.8 per square mile (210.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.0% White, 4.6% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
There were 124 households, of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 21.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.45.
The median age in the village was 33.2 years. 31.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 9.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
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