South Gorin is a city located in Scotland County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91. The original name of the city was simply “Gorin”, and it was changed. The official name for the post office in South Gorin is still Gorin.
South Gorin is located in southeast Scotland County at the intersection of Missouri Routes A and U approximately two miles northeast of the North Fabius River. Memphis lies ten miles to the northwest, Rutledge is 4.5 miles to the southwest and Wyaconda is five miles to the northeast in adjacent Clark County. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad passes through the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 91 people, 44 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 455.0 inhabitants per square mile (175.7/km). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 325.0 per square mile (125.5/km). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 44 households of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.4% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.2% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.80.
The median age in the city was 50.3 years. 15.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.7% male and 47.3% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 143 people, 55 households and 32 families residing in the town. The population density is 711.0 people per square mile (276.1/km²). There are 80 housing units at an average density of 397.8/sq mi (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town is 99.30% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 55 households out of which 38.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.8% are non-families. 40.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 27.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.53.
In the town the population is spread out with 37.1% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females, there are 76.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 73.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $25,795, and the median income for a family is $27,500. Males have a median income of $29,375 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,365. 19.1% of the population and 14.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.7% of those under the age of 18 and 11.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.