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Qulin, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Butler
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
315 ft (96 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 460
 • Estimate 
(2019)
456
 • Density 1,011.09/sq mi (390.66/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
63938, 63961
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-60428
GNIS feature ID 0735814

Qulin KEW-lin is a town located in Butler County in Southeast Missouri, United States. The population was 460 at the 2020 census.

Qulin is included within the Poplar Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

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

Geography

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).

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.

Demographics

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. 2019 456 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census 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.

Climate

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).


Education

Twin Rivers R-X School District serves the community and operates the Qulin School as well as Twin Rivers High School in Broseley.

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