Purdin, Missouri

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Purdin, Missouri
City
Location of Purdin, Missouri
Location of Purdin, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 93°9′59″W / 39.95167°N 93.16639°W / 39.95167; -93.16639Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 93°9′59″W / 39.95167°N 93.16639°W / 39.95167; -93.16639
Country United States
State Missouri
County Linn
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 190
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 183
 • Density 610/sq mi (240/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64674
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-60158[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735812[5]

Purdin is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. The population was 190 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Purdin was platted in 1873.[6] The community was named for its founder, Allen W. Purdin.[7] A post office called Purdin has been in operation since 1877.[8]

Geography[edit]

Purdin is located at 39°57′6″N 93°9′59″W / 39.95167°N 93.16639°W / 39.95167; -93.16639 (39.951600, -93.166258).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 229
1910 337 47.2%
1920 355 5.3%
1930 341 −3.9%
1940 303 −11.1%
1950 255 −15.8%
1960 207 −18.8%
1970 236 14.0%
1980 243 3.0%
1990 217 −10.7%
2000 223 2.8%
2010 190 −14.8%
Est. 2016 183 [3] −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 190 people, 79 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 612.9 inhabitants per square mile (236.6/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 319.4 per square mile (123.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 79 households of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the city was 36 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 20.5% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 223 people, 96 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 717.1 people per square mile (277.7/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 353.7 per square mile (137.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.10% White, 0.45% African American, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 75.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,750, and the median income for a family was $25,625. Males had a median income of $23,438 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,636. About 27.9% of families and 28.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.8% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ "Linn County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2016. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 188. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.