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Bucklin, Missouri
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Location of Bucklin, Missouri
Location of Bucklin, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°47′1″N 92°53′17″W / 39.78361°N 92.88806°W / 39.78361; -92.88806Coordinates: 39°47′1″N 92°53′17″W / 39.78361°N 92.88806°W / 39.78361; -92.88806
Country United States
State Missouri
County Linn
Area
 • Total 1.18 sq mi (3.06 km2)
 • Land 1.18 sq mi (3.06 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 467
 • Estimate 
(2019)
436
 • Density 368.87/sq mi (142.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64631
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-09388
GNIS feature ID 0735539

Bucklin is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. The population was 467 at the 2010 census.

History

Bucklin was laid out in 1854, and named after James H. Bucklin, a railroad official. A post office called Bucklin has been in operation since 1860.

Geography

Bucklin is located at 39°47′1″N 92°53′17″W / 39.78361°N 92.88806°W / 39.78361; -92.88806 (39.783582, -92.888071). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.18 square miles (3.06 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 430
1890 711 65.3%
1900 642 −9.7%
1910 790 23.1%
1920 863 9.2%
1930 932 8.0%
1940 842 −9.7%
1950 783 −7.0%
1960 639 −18.4%
1970 654 2.3%
1980 713 9.0%
1990 616 −13.6%
2000 524 −14.9%
2010 467 −10.9%
2019 (est.) 436 −6.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 467 people, 228 households, and 132 families living in the city. The population density was 395.8 inhabitants per square mile (152.8/km2). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 229.7 per square mile (88.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White, 0.2% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 228 households, of which 17.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.1% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the city was 48.8 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 31.6% were from 45 to 64; and 24% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

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