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Winston, Missouri

Winston, Missouri
Village
Location of Winston, Missouri
Location of Winston, Missouri
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Missouri
County Daviess
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 259
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 253
 • Density 835.5/sq mi (322.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64689
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-80548[4]
GNIS feature ID 0730251[5]
Rock Island Railroad depot that was allegedly robbed by the James-Younger Gang in which a clerk was killed. Frank James stood trial for the robbery and was acquitted in a highly publicized trial in nearby Gallatin, Missouri

Winston is a village in Daviess County, Missouri. The population was 259 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Climate 2.1
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4

History

The village of Winston is named for General Joseph W. Winston, son of Colonel Joseph Winston, an American Revolutionary War soldier and patriot for whom the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is partly named. Major Winston's son Joseph W. served in the War of 1812 and was later appointed a Major General in the North Carolina militia forces. He came to the Platte Purchase territory in Missouri in 1838, where he and his wife settled seven miles southeast of Platte City.[6]

The town of Winston had its start in the year 1871 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[7]

Geography

Winston is located at .[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate

Winston has a continental climate with very cold, snowy winters, and warm, rainy and humid summers in which much of the seasonal precipitation falls as thunderstorms. The hottest recorded temperature is 106°F on August 19, 2003, while the record low temperature is −23°F on December 23, 1989. Temperatures drop below freezing (32°F) on an average of 100 days a year. Sub-zero Fahrenheit temperatures occur on average 7 days per year. Temperatures reach 90°F or higher on an average of 24 days a year, and temperatures over 100°F four days a year.

Climate data for Winston, Missouri
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 71
(22)
76
(24)
86
(30)
91
(33)
92
(33)
97
(36)
105
(41)
106
(41)
98
(37)
94
(34)
81
(27)
71
(22)
106
(41)
Average high °F (°C) 35
(2)
41
(5)
52
(11)
63
(17)
73
(23)
82
(28)
86
(30)
85
(29)
77
(25)
65
(18)
51
(11)
38
(3)
62
(17)
Average low °F (°C) 17
(−8)
21
(−6)
31
(−1)
42
(6)
53
(12)
62
(17)
67
(19)
65
(18)
55
(13)
43
(6)
32
(0)
20
(−7)
42
(6)
Record low °F (°C) −16
(−27)
−18
(−28)
−12
(−24)
17
(−8)
30
(−1)
42
(6)
51
(11)
44
(7)
32
(0)
21
(−6)
−4
(−20)
−23
(−31)
−23
(−31)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.22
(31)
2.05
(52.1)
2.47
(62.7)
3.71
(94.2)
5.30
(134.6)
5.41
(137.4)
4.53
(115.1)
4.04
(102.6)
4.21
(106.9)
3.14
(79.8)
2.55
(64.8)
1.84
(46.7)
40.47
(1,027.9)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 4.70
(11.94)
6.60
(16.76)
1.60
(4.06)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.80
(2.03)
6.00
(15.24)
19.70
(50.04)
Source: [9]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 259 people, 95 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 835.5 inhabitants per square mile (322.6/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 358.1 per square mile (138.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 1.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.8% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 95 households of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.4% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 35.5 years. 30.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 247 people, 97 households, and 67 families residing in the village. The population density was 798.8 people per square mile (307.6/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 359.0 per square mile (138.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.98% White and 2.02% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.62% of the population.

There were 97 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 79.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,125, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,283. About 7.7% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.1% of those sixty five or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ William McClung Paxton (1897). Annals of Platte County, Missouri, From Its Exploration Down to June 1, 1897. Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co. 
  7. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 99. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  9. ^ "Historical Averages for Winston, MO". Retrieved 2015-05-05. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
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