Blue Eye is a village in Stone County, Missouri, United States. The population was 167 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area. Blue Eye, Missouri is adjacent to Blue Eye, Arkansas.
Blue Eye originally received its unique name because the postmaster in the area had extremely blue eyes.
Blue Eye is located south of Table Rock Lake and just north of the Missouri-Arkansas border. Blue Eye is at the end of Missouri Route 13 as the road continues into Arkansas as Arkansas Route 21.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.17 square miles (3.03 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 167 people, 75 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 142.7 inhabitants per square mile (55.1/km2). There were 205 housing units at an average density of 175.2 per square mile (67.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.0% White, 0.6% Native American, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 75 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.77.
The median age in the village was 44.3 years. 19.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 129 people, 49 households, and 38 families residing in the town. The population density was 240.5 people per square mile (92.2/km²). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 106.3 per square mile (40.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.22% White, and 0.78% Native American.
There were 49 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% 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 3.03.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 67.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $35,313, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $23,438 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,183. There were 15.6% of families and 23.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of under 18 and none of those over 64.