All U.S. Cities  
City-Data Forum City-Data

Poplar Bluff township, Butler County, Missouri (MO)





Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Business Search
14 Million Businesses in
12,000 Categories
Find:
Near:

Back to: Butler County, Missouri (MO), All US cities.



Poplar Bluff township, MO map Land area: 138.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 24,929 (74% urban, 26% rural)
Males: 11,636  (46.7%)
Females: 13,293  (53.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 24,106 (15,020 owner occupied, 9,086 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

30%


Races in Poplar Bluff township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.0%
  • Black: 7.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 41.0

Discuss Missouri on our huge forum. We have over 16 million posts!

Average household size: 2.32

Poplar Bluff township:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.90

Estimated median household income in 2009: $29,786 ($24,982 in 1999)
This township:

$29,786
Missouri:

$45,229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $464)
Here:

$379
State:

$520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $82,488 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Poplar Bluff township:

$82,488
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,486 - $151,801

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $129,975
Here:

$129,975
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,286
Here:

$199,286
State:

$174,118

In 2-unit structures: $171,118
Here:

$171,118
State:

$114,067

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $64,823
Here:

$64,823
State:

$127,773

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $700,663
Here:

$700,663
State:

$190,835

Mobile homes: $57,077
Here:

$57,077
State:

$37,932

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,075
Here:

$45,075
State:

$46,345
Population density: 180 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

21.7%
Whole state:

11.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Poplar Bluff.


Click to draw/clear Poplar Bluff township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Poplar Bluff township: Shipman Ford (A), Linstead (B), Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Southeast Regional Field Fire Office Poplar Bluff (C), Butler County Fire Protection District Lake Road Station (D), Butler County Fire Protection District PP Highway Station (E), Butler County Fire Protection District Pike Slough Station (F), Butler County Fire Protection District Main Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Poplar Bluff township include: Emmanuel Missionary Church (A), Giles Church (B), Agee Church (C), New Bethany Church (D), New Home Church (E), Oak Grove Church (F), Oak Hill Church (G), Providence Church (H), Township Line Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Melton Cemetery (1), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2), Morocco Cemetery (3), Black Creek Cemetery (4), Hvam Cemetery (5), Carpenter Bend Cemetery (6), Dooley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Palmer Slough (A), Carpenter Lake (B), Resniks Lake (C), Holloway Lake (D), Lake Lockloma (E), Wren Lake (F), Big Lake (G), Shore Acres Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hickory Creek (A), Hoedapp Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Pike Slough (D), Lewis Creek (E), Mill Creek (F), Pike Creek (G), Harwell Creek (H), Agee Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 487 (37% naturalized citizens)

Poplar Bluff township:  2.0%
State:  2.7%

52% of Poplar Bluff township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Missouri.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17326
  • Northeast: 259
  • Midwest: 2506
  • South: 3373
  • West: 785

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $39,800


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Poplar Bluff township, Missouri:

  • 521 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in halfway houses
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,358
  • One, attached: 231
  • Two: 579
  • 3 or 4: 670
  • 5 to 9: 281
  • 10 to 19: 169
  • 20 to 49: 131
  • 50 or more: 181
  • Mobile homes: 866
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,100


Housing units in Poplar Bluff township with a mortgage: 2,772 (162 second mortgage, 145 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,400

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 127
  • 1995 to 1998: 717
  • 1990 to 1994: 813
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,373
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,341
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,203
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,571
  • 1940 to 1949: 969
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,363

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poplar Bluff township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 28
  • 3 rooms: 157
  • 4 rooms: 912
  • 5 rooms: 1,768
  • 6 rooms: 1,474
  • 7 rooms: 937
  • 8 rooms: 477
  • 9 or more rooms: 634

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poplar Bluff township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 241
  • 3 rooms: 716
  • 4 rooms: 1,257
  • 5 rooms: 930
  • 6 rooms: 502
  • 7 rooms: 155
  • 8 rooms: 71
  • 9 or more rooms: 65

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Poplar Bluff township:

  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 212
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,729
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,358
  • 4 bedrooms: 843
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 236

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poplar Bluff township:

  • no bedroom: 69
  • 1 bedroom: 834
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,775
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,116
  • 4 bedrooms: 152
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

Cars and other vehicles available in Poplar Bluff township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 382
  • 1 vehicle: 2,292
  • 2 vehicles: 2,538
  • 3 vehicles: 877
  • 4 vehicles: 250
  • 5 or more vehicles: 55

Cars and other vehicles available in Poplar Bluff township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 1,023
  • 1 vehicle: 2,071
  • 2 vehicles: 746
  • 3 vehicles: 100
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (29%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Poplar Bluff township:

  • United States or American (27.5%)
  • German (13.5%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • English (10.7%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)
  • Italian (1.9%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (27%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Other South Central Asia (8%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Canada (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,656 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,164 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0%)
  • Taxi: 135 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 193 (2%)
  • Other means: 67 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 197 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (3%)

People in group quarters in Poplar Bluff township, Missouri:

  • 521 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in halfway houses
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill

96.2% of residents of Poplar Bluff township speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,047
  • In family households: 19,860 (4,892 male householders, 1,846 female householders)
    5,080 spouses, 6,652 children (6,052 natural, 149 adopted, 451 stepchildren), 435 grandchildren, 129 brothers or sisters, 138 parents, 281 other relatives, 407 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,187 (1,348 male householders (1,132 living alone)), 2,280 female householders (2,069 living alone)), 559 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 826 (641 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,164 2-persons, 1,597 3-persons, 1,232 4-persons, 501 5-persons, 135 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,201 1-person, 336 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 8 5-persons,

3,384 married couples with children.
1,864 single-parent households (297 men, 1,567 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 122
Here:

4.7%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

6.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

10.7%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Poplar Bluff township:

Back to: Butler County, Missouri (MO), All US cities, Our forum.




City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2014 Advameg, Inc.