Mullinville, Kansas

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Mullinville, Kansas
City
M. T. Liggett's sculptures (2007)
M. T. Liggett's sculptures (2007)
Location within Kiowa County and Kansas
Location within Kiowa County and Kansas
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°35′12″N 99°28′35″W / 37.58667°N 99.47639°W / 37.58667; -99.47639Coordinates: 37°35′12″N 99°28′35″W / 37.58667°N 99.47639°W / 37.58667; -99.47639
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kiowa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,323 ft (708 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 255
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 255
 • Density 430/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67109
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-49075 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0474252 [5]

Mullinville is a city in Kiowa County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 255.[6]

History[edit]

The first post office at Mullinville was established in September 1884.[7]

Mullinville was laid out in about 1886.[8] It was named for Alfred A. Mullin, a pioneer settler and storekeeper.[9]

Geography[edit]

Mullinville is located at 37°35′12″N 99°28′35″W / 37.586706°N 99.476387°W / 37.586706; -99.476387 (37.586706, -99.476387).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 79
1910 289
1920 361 24.9%
1930 436 20.8%
1940 428 −1.8%
1950 410 −4.2%
1960 385 −6.1%
1970 376 −2.3%
1980 339 −9.8%
1990 289 −14.7%
2000 279 −3.5%
2010 255 −8.6%
Est. 2015 255 [3] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 255 people, 107 households, and 68 families residing in the city. The population density was 425.0 inhabitants per square mile (164.1/km2). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 220.0 per square mile (84.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 0.8% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.2% of the population.

There were 107 households of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 41.3 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 21.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 279 people, 113 households, and 80 families residing in the city. The population density was 465.8 people per square mile (179.5/km2). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 220.4 per square mile (84.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.85% White, 1.43% Asian, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population.

There were 113 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% 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 3.04.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,258. About 10.5% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.0% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Mullinville is a part of USD 422 Kiowa County Schools.[11]

Mullinville is home to 21st Century Learning Academy, an accredited virtual school of USD 422.[12]

The Mullinville High School mascot was Tigers.[13] The Mullinville Tigers won the following Kansas State High School championships:

  • 1953 Boys Track & Field - Class B [14]
  • 1964 Boys Basketball - Class BB [15]
  • 1981 Boys Basketball - Class 1A [15]

Media[edit]

Mullinville is mentioned in the song "(We're Not) The Jet Set" by George Jones and Tammy Wynette.[16] The line goes, "And you won't find [Aristotle] Onassis in Mullinville, Kansas".

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 217. 
  9. ^ "Profile for Mullinville, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "USD 422". USD 422. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "21st Century Learning Academy". 21st Century. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Mullinville High School". classmates. Retrieved 10 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "Track & Field". KSHSAA. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  15. ^ a b "Basketball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  16. ^ http://www.lyrics.net/lyric/5781872

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