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Rogersville, Missouri
City
Nickname(s): LOGROG
Motto: If you ain't first, you're last
Location of Rogersville, Missouri
Location of Rogersville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
Counties Webster, Greene
Area
 • Total 3.43 sq mi (8.91 km2)
 • Land 3.43 sq mi (8.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,460 ft (445 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,073
 • Estimate (2012) 3,218
 • Density 893.3/sq mi (344.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65742
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-62894
GNIS feature ID 0725537

Rogersville is a city in Greene and Webster Counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 3,073 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Rogersville has been in operation since 1882. The community has the name of one Doctor Rogers, a pioneer settler.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.44 square miles (8.91 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 408
1930 461 13.0%
1940 430 −6.7%
1950 321 −25.3%
1960 447 39.3%
1970 595 33.1%
1980 741 24.5%
1990 995 34.3%
2000 1,508 51.6%
2010 3,073 103.8%
Est. 2015 3,374 9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,073 people, 1,138 households, and 833 families residing in the city. The population density was 893.3 inhabitants per square mile (344.9/km2). There were 1,240 housing units at an average density of 360.5 per square mile (139.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 1,138 households of which 46.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the city was 29.8 years. 33.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.9% were from 25 to 44; 17.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,508 people, 583 households, and 409 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,318.4 inhabitants per square mile (510.7/km²). There were 640 housing units at an average density of 559.5 per square mile (216.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.69% White, 0.40% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.40% Asian, and 2.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 583 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $39,432. Males had a median income of $26,650 versus $20,395 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,173. About 9.3% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.


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