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Location of Montrose, Missouri
|• Total||0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)|
|• Land||0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||837 ft (255 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||663.16/sq mi (256.00/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0722551|
Montrose is a city in Henry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 384 at the 2010 census.
Montrose had its start in 1870 by the building of the railroad through that territory. The town was named after Montrose, in Scotland. A post office called Montrose has been in operation since 1870.
The C.M. and Vina Clark House and St. Ludger Catholic Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Montrose is located at 38°15′34″N 93°58′56″W / 38.25944°N 93.98222°W (38.259426, -93.982203).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 384 people, 192 households, and 101 families living in the city. The population density was 673.7 inhabitants per square mile (260.1/km2). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 393.0 per square mile (151.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 1.3% African American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 192 households, of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.5% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.4% were non-families. 43.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.68.
The median age in the city was 47.7 years. 18% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.8% were from 45 to 64; and 22.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
- In 2010, Montrose High School won the Missouri Class 1 Girls Basketball State Championship.
- In 2011, Montrose High School finished 3rd in the Missouri Class 1 Girls Basketball State Championship.
Notable People from Montrose
- Historic maps of Montrose in the Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection at the University of Missouri