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Morrison, Missouri
Location of Morrison, Missouri
Location of Morrison, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°40′25″N 91°38′0″W / 38.67361°N 91.63333°W / 38.67361; -91.63333Coordinates: 38°40′25″N 91°38′0″W / 38.67361°N 91.63333°W / 38.67361; -91.63333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Gasconade
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.18 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
531 ft (162 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 139
 • Estimate 
(2019)
130
 • Density 286.98/sq mi (110.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
65036, 65061
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-50060
GNIS feature ID 0722653

Morrison is a town in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. The first permanent settlement in the town was made by Robert Shobe circa 1828. The population was 139 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Morrison has been in operation since 1860. The community has the name of Alfred William Morrison, a legislator who is believed to have once lived in the area.

The Shobe-Morrison House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

Geography

Morrison is located at 38°40′25″N 91°38′0″W / 38.67361°N 91.63333°W / 38.67361; -91.63333 (38.673592, -91.633383).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 118
1900 276
1910 257 −6.9%
1920 336 30.7%
1930 359 6.8%
1940 271 −24.5%
1950 291 7.4%
1960 232 −20.3%
1970 234 0.9%
1980 169 −27.8%
1990 160 −5.3%
2000 123 −23.1%
2010 139 13.0%
2019 (est.) 130 −6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 139 people in 52 households, including 34 families, in the city. The population density was 308.9 inhabitants per square mile (119.3/km2). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 160.0 per square mile (61.8/km2). The racial makup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4%.

Of the 52 households 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 25.0% of households were one person and 9.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age was 39.5 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 31% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

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