Bernie, Missouri

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Bernie, Missouri
City
Location of Bernie, Missouri
Location of Bernie, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°40′15″N 89°58′10″W / 36.67083°N 89.96944°W / 36.67083; -89.96944Coordinates: 36°40′15″N 89°58′10″W / 36.67083°N 89.96944°W / 36.67083; -89.96944
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stoddard
Area[1]
 • Total 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Land 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 302 ft (92 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,958
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,944
 • Density 1,494.7/sq mi (577.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63822
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-04960[4]
GNIS feature ID 0713988[5]
Website City of Bernie, Missouri

Bernie is a city in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,958 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Bernie was laid out in 1890, and named after Bernice "Bernie" Crumb, the daughter of a first settler.[6] A post office called Bernie has been in operation since 1889.[7] The city was incorporated in 1889.[8] Bernie was situated along the St. Louis Southwestern Railway.[9]

Geography[edit]

Bernie is located at 36°40′15″N 89°58′10″W / 36.67083°N 89.96944°W / 36.67083; -89.96944 (36.670876, -89.969403).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 333
1910 742 122.8%
1920 1,571 111.7%
1930 1,031 −34.4%
1940 1,160 12.5%
1950 1,308 12.8%
1960 1,578 20.6%
1970 1,641 4.0%
1980 1,975 20.4%
1990 1,847 −6.5%
2000 1,777 −3.8%
2010 1,958 10.2%
Est. 2015 1,951 [11] −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $24,085, and the median income for a family was $30,847. Males had a median income of $24,922 versus $16,196 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,096. About 15.8% of families and 26.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.1% of those under age 18 and 28.3% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,958 people, 831 households, and 549 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,494.7 inhabitants per square mile (577.1/km2). There were 916 housing units at an average density of 699.2 per square mile (270.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.89% White, 2.20% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.77% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population.

There were 831 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

Education[edit]

Bernie Public Schools belong to the Bernie R-XIII School District. The district has one elementary school and one high school.

Students attend Bernie High School.[13]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Stoddard County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Bernie, Missouri". City-Data.com. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  9. ^ History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 391. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Bernie R-XIII School District". Bernie R-XIII School District. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Arkansas Governor Carl Edward Bailey". National Governors Association. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Narvel Felts". Songbird.Me. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 

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