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Weatherby, Missouri
Village
Location of Weatherby, Missouri
Location of Weatherby, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County DeKalb
Area
 • Total 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Land 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 107
 • Estimate (2012) 108
 • Density 891.7/sq mi (344.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64497
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-78028
GNIS feature ID 0729687

Weatherby is a village in DeKalb County, Missouri, United States. The population was 107 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Weatherby was laid out in 1885 by L. H. Weatherby, and named for him. A post office called Weatherby has been in operation since 1886.

The Absolom Riggs House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Geography

Weatherby is located at 39°54′33″N 94°14′30″W / 39.90917°N 94.24167°W / 39.90917; -94.24167 (39.909231, -94.241547).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 134
1900 228 70.1%
1910 171 −25.0%
1920 220 28.7%
1930 177 −19.5%
1940 208 17.5%
1950 156 −25.0%
1960 450 188.5%
1970 91 −79.8%
1980 121 33.0%
1990 91 −24.8%
2000 123 35.2%
2010 107 −13.0%
Est. 2015 106 −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 107 people, 41 households, and 28 families residing in the village. The population density was 891.7 inhabitants per square mile (344.3/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 483.3 per square mile (186.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White and 0.9% Native American.

There were 41 households of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 33.6 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 8.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 123 people, 52 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,027.2 people per square mile (395.8/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 509.4 per square mile (196.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.19% White, and 0.81% from two or more races.

There were 52 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,375, and the median income for a family was $20,625. Males had a median income of $22,083 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,475. There were 19.0% of families and 21.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 21.7% of under eighteens and 30.0% of those over 64.


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