Dudley, Missouri

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Dudley, Missouri
City
Location of Dudley, Missouri
Location of Dudley, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°47′24″N 90°5′32″W / 36.79000°N 90.09222°W / 36.79000; -90.09222Coordinates: 36°47′24″N 90°5′32″W / 36.79000°N 90.09222°W / 36.79000; -90.09222
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stoddard
Area[1]
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 354 ft (108 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 232
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 231
 • Density 594.9/sq mi (229.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63936
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-20296[4]
GNIS feature ID 0717148[5]

Dudley is a city in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 232 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Dudley has been in operation since 1879.[6] The community has the name of one Mr. Dudley, a pioneer citizen.[7]

Geography[edit]

Dudley is located at 36°47′24″N 90°5′32″W / 36.79000°N 90.09222°W / 36.79000; -90.09222 (36.789916, -90.092334),[8] seven miles west of Dexter.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 229
1910 150 −34.5%
1920 257 71.3%
1930 271 5.4%
1940 339 25.1%
1950 319 −5.9%
1960 287 −10.0%
1970 248 −13.6%
1980 287 15.7%
1990 271 −5.6%
2000 289 6.6%
2010 232 −19.7%
Est. 2015 232 [9] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 232 people, 103 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 594.9 inhabitants per square mile (229.7/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 284.6 per square mile (109.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.6% White and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 103 households of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.9% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 31% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 289 people, 117 households, and 84 families residing in the city. The population density was 721.2 people per square mile (279.0/km²). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 336.9 per square mile (130.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.65% White, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 117 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,542, and the median income for a family was $29,821. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $19,107 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,339. About 12.7% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 34.1% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ a b "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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Stoddard County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.