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Rea, Missouri
City
Octagonal barn in Rea on the National Register of Historic Places
Octagonal barn in Rea on the National Register of Historic Places
Location of Rea, Missouri
Location of Rea, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Andrew
Area
 • Total 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Land 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 50
 • Estimate (2012) 50
 • Density 416.7/sq mi (160.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64480
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-60842
GNIS feature ID 0730189

Rea is a city in Andrew County, Missouri, United States. The population was 50 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Rea has been in operation since 1888. The city was named after Judge Joseph Rea, the original owner of the town site.

History

The J. F. Roberts Octagonal Barn was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.

Geography

Rea is located at 40°3′40″N 94°45′52″W / 40.06111°N 94.76444°W / 40.06111; -94.76444 (40.061093, −94.764353).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 127
1930 94 −26.0%
1940 128 36.2%
1950 110 −14.1%
1960 90 −18.2%
1970 54 −40.0%
1980 78 44.4%
1990 62 −20.5%
2000 56 −9.7%
2010 50 −10.7%
Est. 2015 50 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 50 people, 25 households, and 12 families residing in the city. The population density was 416.7 inhabitants per square mile (160.9/km2). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 208.3 per square mile (80.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 25 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 52.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 24% 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 2.75.

The median age in the city was 49.3 years. 18% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 26% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 56 people, 24 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 461.2 people per square mile (180.2/km²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 205.9 per square mile (80.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 1.8% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $37,188. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $11,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,639. There were no families and 4.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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