Humansville MO Homes For Sale

Humansville, MO, is a small, friendly city in Polk County with Civil War roots. Encompassing 1.19 square acres, the city had 1,048 people living there during the 2010 census. Historians say Humansville, MO, was part of the U.S. Civil War history. Officials named the city after James Human, an early settler in 1834. In 1910, a crowd of people gathered to greet President Taft when he came to visit. During the Civil War, Col. James M. Frazier died from a wound he endured at a skirmish in Humansville in 1862. Col. Frazier led about 400 Missouri Confederates. Other historical ties include George Dimmitt Memorial Hospital as listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Enjoying the scenic beauty

Residents love the lovely scenery in Humansville, which is on Brush Creek. Eighteen miles northwest of Bolivar, the city was once a major transportation point with a line for the Springfield, Clinton and Kansas City railway. Throughout the years the historical population fluctuated with 328 residents in 1880, 803 in 1950 and 946 in 2000. The median age was about 45 in 2010, making it an ideal place for retirees.

Producing notable people

According to historians, some of the notable people who grew up in Humansville include James B. Potter Jr. who was a member of the Los Angeles City Council. Edgar Buchanan was an actor in television and movies. Also, Zoe Akins is known as a prestigious screenwriter and playwright who passed away in 1958.

Home buyers often gravitate to Humansville, MO because the average property tax is only $288 a year. Also, the average listing price is much less than the Missouri average. The median home age in Humansville, MO is 51. Homes built in 1966 appeal to people who love the mid-century architectural styles. People rent 35 percent of the homes versus 65 percent that people own. Homes include estates with gated entries on lakes stocked with bass and catfish.

At Realty Executives by Realty Choice, we show humble homes as well as homes with guest houses in Humansville, MO. For more information on real estate needs, contact us. 

507 East Fanny Street
Active
Residential

Humansville, MO 65674

91,700

  • 5 Bed
  • 3 Bath
407 South Gulf Street
Active
Residential

Humansville, MO 65674

27,900

  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath
502 Hancock
Active
Residential

Humansville, MO 65674

78,500

  • 4 Bed
  • 3 Bath
500 East Main Street
Active
Residential

Humansville, MO 65674

17,500

  • 2 Bed
  • 2 Bath
507 East Main Street
Active
Residential

Humansville, MO 65674

15,500

  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath
3153 South 33rd. Road
Active
Residential

Humansville, MO 65674

115,000

  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath