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Census 2000 Demographics

General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 1,609
Male 719 44.7 49.1%
Female 890 55.3 50.9%
Median age (years) 32.7 N/A 35.3
Under 5 years 151 9.4 6.8%
18 years and over 1,102 68.5 74.3%
65 years and over 196 12.2 12.4%
One race 1,584 98.4 97.6%
White 810 50.3 75.1%
Black or African American 736 45.7 12.3%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 56 3.5 12.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native 3 0.2 0.9%
Asian 0 0.0 3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 0.1%
Some other race 35 2.2 5.5%
Two or more races 25 1.6 2.4%
Household population 1,598 99.3 97.2%
Group quarters population 11 0.7 2.8%
Average household size 2.57 N/A 2.59
Average family size 3.22 N/A 3.14
Total housing units 693
Occupied housing units 621 89.6 91.0%
Owner-occupied housing units 389 62.6 66.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 232 37.4 33.8%
Vacant housing units 72 10.4 9.0%
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 963
High school graduate or higher 619 64.3 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher 104 10.8 24.4%
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over) 100 9.0 12.7%
Disability status (population 5 years and over) 372 24.6 19.3%
Foreign born 29 1.7 11.1%
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 259 50.0 56.7%
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 272 40.3 52.1%
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over) 57 3.7 17.9%
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 693 59.9 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over) 23.4 N/A 25.5
Median household income in 1999 (dollars) 25,724 N/A 41,994
Median family income in 1999 (dollars) 33,409 N/A 50,046
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars) 13,320 N/A 21,587
Families below poverty level 90 22.2 9.2%
Individuals below poverty level 434 26.3 12.4%
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 301
Median value (dollars) 58,900 N/A 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs N/A N/A
With a mortgage (dollars) 665 N/A 1,088
Not mortgaged (dollars) 234 N/A 295

Source: U.S. Census Bureau