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New Cambria, Missouri
Location of New Cambria, Missouri
Location of New Cambria, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°46′36″N 92°45′5″W / 39.77667°N 92.75139°W / 39.77667; -92.75139Coordinates: 39°46′36″N 92°45′5″W / 39.77667°N 92.75139°W / 39.77667; -92.75139
Country United States
State Missouri
County Macon
Area
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.75 km2)
 • Land 0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (253 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 195
 • Estimate 
(2019)
187
 • Density 278.27/sq mi (107.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63558
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-51734
GNIS feature ID 0723190

New Cambria is a city in Macon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 195 at the 2010 census.

History

New Cambria was first named Stockton, and under the latter name laid out in 1861, and named after James Stocks, a railroad man. The present name New Cambria means "New Wales". A post office called New Cambria has been in operation since 1864.

The Gardner and Tinsley Filling Station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

Geography

New Cambria is located at 39°46′36″N 92°45′5″W / 39.77667°N 92.75139°W / 39.77667; -92.75139 (39.776588, -92.751314).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 275
1890 410 49.1%
1900 352 −14.1%
1910 387 9.9%
1920 313 −19.1%
1930 360 15.0%
1940 318 −11.7%
1950 295 −7.2%
1960 270 −8.5%
1970 260 −3.7%
1980 246 −5.4%
1990 223 −9.3%
2000 222 −0.4%
2010 195 −12.2%
2019 (est.) 187 −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 195 people, 84 households, and 49 families living in the city. The population density was 291.0 inhabitants per square mile (112.4/km2). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 161.2 per square mile (62.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 0.5% Native American, and 5.1% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 84 households, of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 15.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

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