Republic is a city in Christian and Greene counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 14,751. As of 2018, the population was 16,510. (Census Bureau Estimate) It is part of the Springfield, Missouri, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Republic is located at 37°7′18″N 94°28′17″W / 37.12167°N 94.47139°W / 37.12167; -94.47139 (37.121652, -93.471440). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.31 square miles (34.47 km), of which 13.30 square miles (34.45 km) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km) is water. Most of the city lies in Greene County.
As of the July 1st 2018 Census Estimate, there were 16,510 people residing in the city. The population density was 1,109.5 inhabitants per square mile (428.4/km).
The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.7% Asian, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.
As of the census of 2010, there were 14,751 people, 5,516 households, and 3,999 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,109.1 inhabitants per square mile (428.2/km). There were 6,139 housing units at an average density of 461.6 per square mile (178.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.7% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.
There were 5,516 households of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.5% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the city was 32.2 years. 29.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,438 people, 3,148 households, and 2,379 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,508.1 people per square mile (581.8/km²). There were 3,298 housing units at an average density of 589.4 per square mile (227.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.43% White, 0.24% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population.
There were 3,148 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,611, and the median income for a family was $37,622. Males had a median income of $30,849 versus $21,725 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,212. About 5.8% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.
Republic Missouri neighborhoods include: Abigail Lane, Angelbrook, Butternut Rd, Century Place, E Brooks/E Elm St, Elm and West, Elm/Miller, E Miller Rd, Halsey Street, Highland Meadows, Iron Gate, Lakes at Shuyler Ridge, Liberty Place, McKee Park Oneal Rd, Moonlight Meadows, N Andre Ave, N Main – Hines, North Republic, Park Lane Estates, P Hwy, Primrose, Rankin Acres, Republic North/Greene County, Republic Wal Mart, Sandstone Ave, Savannah Heights, S State Hwy, Stoney Creek Estates, The Villages at Monte Cristo, Valley Park Estates, Walnut-Wade, White Oak