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Dudley, Missouri
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Location of Dudley, Missouri
Location of Dudley, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Stoddard
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
354 ft (108 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 232
 • Estimate 
(2019)
222
 • Density 570.69/sq mi (220.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63936
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-20296
GNIS feature ID 0717148

Dudley is a city in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 232 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Dudley has been in operation since 1879. The community has the name of one Mr. Dudley, a pioneer citizen.

Geography

Dudley is located at 36°47′24″N 90°5′32″W / 36.79000°N 90.09222°W / 36.79000; -90.09222 (36.789916, -90.092334), seven miles west of Dexter.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 229
1910 150 −34.5%
1920 257 71.3%
1930 271 5.4%
1940 339 25.1%
1950 319 −5.9%
1960 287 −10.0%
1970 248 −13.6%
1980 287 15.7%
1990 271 −5.6%
2000 289 6.6%
2010 232 −19.7%
Est. 2019 222 −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 232 people, 103 households, and 62 families living in the city. The population density was 594.9 inhabitants per square mile (229.7/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 284.6 per square mile (109.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.6% White and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 103 households, of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.9% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 31% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

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