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Union Star, Missouri
Location of Union Star, Missouri
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||965 ft (294 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,591.60/sq mi (614.86/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729678|
Union Star is a city in northwest DeKalb County, Missouri, United States, along the Third Fork of the Platte River. The population was 380 at the 2020 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
A post office called Union Star has been in operation since 1863. The city most likely was named for the fact a large share of the local residents were pro-Union during the Civil War.
Union Star is located at DeKalb County, Missouri on the border with Andrew County, Missouri. Union Star is 20 miles away from Saint Joseph, Missouri and Exit 50 on the Missouri portion of Interstate 29 on U.S. Highway 169.in the Polk township of
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 437 people, 175 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,680.8 inhabitants per square mile (649.0/km2). There were 203 housing units at an average density of 780.8 per square mile (301.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.2% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.
There were 175 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.99.
The median age in the city was 37.6 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.
In Spanish: Union Star (Misuri) para niños
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