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Neelyville, Missouri
Location of Neelyville, Missouri
Location of Neelyville, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°33′28″N 90°30′35″W / 36.55778°N 90.50972°W / 36.55778; -90.50972Coordinates: 36°33′28″N 90°30′35″W / 36.55778°N 90.50972°W / 36.55778; -90.50972
Country United States
State Missouri
County Butler
Area
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
305 ft (93 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 483
 • Estimate 
(2019)
474
 • Density 412.17/sq mi (159.19/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63954
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-51446
GNIS feature ID 0735744

Neelyville is a town in Butler County in Southeast Missouri, United States. The population was 483 at the 2010 census.

Neelyville is included within the Poplar Bluff Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Neelyville was laid out in 1870. It was situated along the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway. The community was named after Obadiah Neely, an early citizen. A post office called Neelyville has been in operation since 1873.

Geography

Neelyville is located at 36°33′28″N 90°30′35″W / 36.55778°N 90.50972°W / 36.55778; -90.50972 (36.557839, -90.509701).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 114
1910 241 111.4%
1920 237 −1.7%
1930 199 −16.0%
1940 280 40.7%
1950 457 63.2%
1960 385 −15.8%
1970 381 −1.0%
1980 474 24.4%
1990 381 −19.6%
2000 487 27.8%
2010 483 −0.8%
2019 (est.) 474 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 483 people, 181 households, and 120 families living in the city. The population density was 420.0 inhabitants per square mile (162.2/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 185.2 per square mile (71.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.82% White, 12.42% Black or African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.41% Asian, and 3.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 181 households, of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.7% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the city was 33.9 years. 32.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

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