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Mosby, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Mosby, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°18′51″N 94°18′12″W / 39.31417°N 94.30333°W / 39.31417; -94.30333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Clay
Area
 - Total 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 - Land 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 242
 - Density 157.3/sq mi (60.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64073
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-50168[1]
GNIS feature ID 0722669[2]

Mosby is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States, along the Fishing River. The population was 242 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Mosby is located at 39°18′51″N 94°18′12″W / 39.31417°N 94.30333°W / 39.31417; -94.30333 (39.314190, -94.303369)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 242 people, 79 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 157.3 people per square mile (60.7/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 61.1/sq mi (23.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.32% White, 0.41% Native American, 2.07% Asian, 1.65% from other races, and 4.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.65% of the population.

There were 79 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.54.

In the city the population was spread out with 36.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 128.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $30,263 versus $14,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,617. About 20.0% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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