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Naylor, Missouri
Location of Naylor, Missouri
Location of Naylor, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Ripley
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
305 ft (93 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 632
 • Estimate 
(2019)
583
 • Density 1,052.35/sq mi (406.64/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63953
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-51302
GNIS feature ID 0735742

Naylor is a city in southeastern Ripley County, Missouri, United States. The population was 632 at the 2010 census.

History

Naylor was originally called Barfield, and under the latter name had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Naylor has been in operation since 1892. The present name is after William A. Naylor, a businessperson in the lumber industry.

Geography

Naylor is located at 36°34′27″N 90°36′16″W / 36.57417°N 90.60444°W / 36.57417; -90.60444 (36.574160, -90.604355).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 202
1910 406 101.0%
1920 681 67.7%
1930 553 −18.8%
1940 507 −8.3%
1950 520 2.6%
1960 499 −4.0%
1970 586 17.4%
1980 602 2.7%
1990 642 6.6%
2000 610 −5.0%
2010 632 3.6%
2019 (est.) 583 −7.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 632 people, 270 households, and 172 families living in the city. The population density was 1,149.1 inhabitants per square mile (443.7/km2). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 527.3 per square mile (203.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.51% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.16% from other races, and 5.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 270 households, of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 42.3 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

Education

Public education in Naylor is administered by the Naylor R-II School District.

Naylor has a public library, the Naylor Branch Library.

Notable person

  • Ernest Lenard Hall, the first Paul. E. Geier Professor of Robotics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cincinnati.
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