Mulberry, Kansas facts for kids
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Location within Crawford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
|Named for||Mulberry tree|
|• Total||0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)|
|• Land||0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|• Density||870/sq mi (335.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Mulberry is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 409.
Mulberry was founded about 1875 as a mining town. Mulberry was named from a grove of wild mulberry trees that stood on a former Indian camping and hunting site, where the town was laid out.
The first post office at Mulberry (called Mulberry Grove until 1892) was established in 1869.
Mulberry is located at 37°33′21″N 94°37′24″W / 37.55583°N 94.62333°W (37.555955, -94.623407). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 520 people, 220 households, and 140 families living in the city. The population density was 1,040.0 inhabitants per square mile (401.5/km2). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 542.0 per square mile (209.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.8% White, 0.6% African American, 3.7% Native American, 2.5% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.
There were 220 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.90.
The median age in the city was 41.8 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
Mulberry is served by Northeast USD 246 public school district.
Mulberry High School was closed through school unification. The Mulberry High School mascot was Tigers.
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