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Rich Hill, Missouri
The Town That Coal Built
Location of Rich Hill, Missouri
|• Total||1.37 sq mi (3.56 km2)|
|• Land||1.37 sq mi (3.54 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||964.13/sq mi (372.27/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0725252|
Rich Hill is a city in southern Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 1,396 at the 2010 census.
Rich Hill was platted in 1880. It was named from their productive farmland.
The Prairie View Stock Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.
Rich Hill is located at 38°5′45″N 94°21′48″W / 38.09583°N 94.36333°W (38.095781, -94.363214).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.38 square miles (3.57 km2), of which, 1.37 square miles (3.55 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,396 people, 567 households, and 351 families living in the city. The population density was 1,019.0 inhabitants per square mile (393.4/km2). There were 701 housing units at an average density of 511.7 per square mile (197.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 567 households, of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.1% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.11.
The median age in the city was 41 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
In popular culture
The city featured heavily in Rich Hill, a 2014 documentary about three teenage boys struggling with family, poverty, and looming adulthood. The film won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
- Historic maps of Rich Hill in the Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection at the University of Missouri
KLM Telephone Company, a rural telephone company, and its owner, American Broadband, are based in Blair Ne,.
Public education in Rich Hill is administered by Rich Hill R-IV School District.
Rich Hill has a public library, the Rich Hill Memorial Library.
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