Qulin, Missouri

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Qulin, Missouri
City
Location of Qulin, Missouri
Location of Qulin, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°35′48″N 90°14′57″W / 36.59667°N 90.24917°W / 36.59667; -90.24917Coordinates: 36°35′48″N 90°14′57″W / 36.59667°N 90.24917°W / 36.59667; -90.24917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Butler
Area[1]
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 315 ft (96 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 458
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 458
 • Density 1,017.8/sq mi (393.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 63938, 63961
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-60428[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735814[5]

Qulin /ˈkjuːln/ KEW-lin is a town located in Butler County in Southeast Missouri in the United States. The population was 458 at the 2010 census.

Qulin is included within the Poplar Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Qulin has been in operation since 1881.[6] The origin of the name Qulin is obscure.[7]

Geography[edit]

Qulin is located at 36°35′48″N 90°14′57″W / 36.59667°N 90.24917°W / 36.59667; -90.24917 (36.596802, -90.249245).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 236
1940 357 51.3%
1950 426 19.3%
1960 587 37.8%
1970 496 −15.5%
1980 545 9.9%
1990 384 −29.5%
2000 467 21.6%
2010 458 −1.9%
Est. 2015 453 [9] −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 458 people, 202 households, and 113 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,017.8 inhabitants per square mile (393.0/km2). There were 244 housing units at an average density of 542.2 per square mile (209.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.16% White, 0.66% Native American, 0.22% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

There were 202 households of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.1% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.1% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 17.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 467 people, 210 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,047.2 people per square mile (400.7/km²). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 520.3 per square mile (199.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.50% White, 0.43% African American, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $15,714, and the median income for a family was $19,250. Males had a median income of $21,000 versus $15,481 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,594. About 24.8% of families and 28.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.3% of those under age 18 and 34.2% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa" (Humid Subtropical Climate).[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 June 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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 6 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Butler County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 6 September 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 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Qulin, Missouri