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Reeds, Missouri
Location of Reeds, Missouri
Location of Reeds, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.40 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.40 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,115 ft (340 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 91
 • Estimate 
(2019)
100
 • Density 653.59/sq mi (252.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64859
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-61094
GNIS feature ID 0725195

Reeds is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 91 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. For a short time, it was the county seat of Jasper County.

History

Reeds was laid out in 1898, and named after W. T. Reed, the original owner of the town site. A post office called Reeds has been in operation since 1873.

Geography

Reeds is located at 37°7′1″N 94°10′3″W / 37.11694°N 94.16750°W / 37.11694; -94.16750 (37.116880, -94.167504).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 298
1920 200 −32.9%
1930 172 −14.0%
1940 162 −5.8%
1950 136 −16.0%
1960 185 36.0%
1970 122 −34.1%
1980 105 −13.9%
1990 88 −16.2%
2000 103 17.0%
2010 95 −7.8%
2019 (est.) 100 5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 95 people, 35 households, and 25 families living in the city. The population density was 633.3 inhabitants per square mile (244.5/km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 266.7 per square mile (103.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.4% White, 3.2% African American, 3.2% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 4.2% from two or more races.

There were 35 households, of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 32.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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