Rogersville is a city in Greene and Webster counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 3,073 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. Rogersville was formally known as the “Raccoon Capital of the World”. In 2006, 417 Magazine ranked Rogersville as the eighth-best place to live in Southwest Missouri.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.44 square miles (8.91 km), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,073 people, 1,138 households, and 833 families residing in the city. The population density was 893.3 inhabitants per square mile (344.9/km). There were 1,240 housing units at an average density of 360.5 per square mile (139.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.
There were 1,138 households of which 46.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.16.
The median age in the city was 29.8 years. 33.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.9% were from 25 to 44; 17.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,508 people, 583 households, and 409 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,318.4 inhabitants per square mile (510.7/km²). There were 640 housing units at an average density of 559.5 per square mile (216.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.69% White, 0.40% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.40% Asian, and 2.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.
There were 583 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the city, the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $39,432. Males had a median income of $26,650 versus $20,395 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,173. About 9.3% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.
Rogersville Missouri neighborhoods include: East Bourough, Farm Rd 156, Harmony, Layton Rd, LeaBrooke Estates, Patriot Place, Rogersville, Sunshine-Liberty-Peck Rd