Mullin, Texas

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Mullin, Texas
Town
Location of Mullin, Texas
Location of Mullin, Texas
Mills County Mullin.svg
Coordinates: 31°33′23″N 98°39′56″W / 31.55639°N 98.66556°W / 31.55639; -98.66556Coordinates: 31°33′23″N 98°39′56″W / 31.55639°N 98.66556°W / 31.55639; -98.66556
Country United States
State Texas
County Mills
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,437 ft (438 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 175
 • Density 376.5/sq mi (145.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76864
Area code(s) 915
FIPS code 48-49992[1]
GNIS feature ID 1363467[2]

Mullin is a town in Mills County in Northwestern Central Texas. The population was 179 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Mullin is located at 31°33′23″N 98°39′56″W / 31.55639°N 98.66556°W / 31.55639; -98.66556 (31.556394, -98.665468).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 558
1930 459 −17.7%
1940 404 −12.0%
1950 326 −19.3%
1960 219 −32.8%
1970 203 −7.3%
1980 213 4.9%
1990 194 −8.9%
2000 175 −9.8%
2010 179 2.3%
Est. 2016 176 [4] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 175 people, 69 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 376.5 people per square mile (146.9/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 180.7/sq mi (70.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.86% White, 8.57% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.71% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $28,182. Males had a median income of $23,333 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,088. About 25.8% of families and 34.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.9% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Mullin is served by the Mullin Independent School District and home to the Mullin High School Bulldogs.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mullin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Mullin, Texas