Stewartsville, Missouri facts for kids
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|• Total||1.00 sq mi (2.58 km2)|
|• Land||0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||965 ft (294 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||741.90/sq mi (286.42/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729660|
Stewartsville is a city in southwest DeKalb County, Missouri, United States. The population was 733 at the 2020 census. The community is named for Robert M. Stewart, a former Missouri governor. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Stewartsville was originally called Tethertown, and under the latter name was platted in 1854 by George Tetherow, and named for him. A post office called Stewartsville has been in operation since 1855.
The Dalton-Uphoff House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Stewartsville is located at 39°45'9" North, 94°29'55" West (39.752627, -94.498624). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), of which, 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
Stewartsville is located by U.S. Route 36.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 750 people, 298 households, and 209 families residing in the city. The population density was 757.6 inhabitants per square mile (292.5/km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 323.2 per square mile (124.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.8% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 298 households, of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the city was 40.1 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
- Historic maps of Stewartsville in the Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection at the University of Missouri