Friars Point, Mississippi

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Friars Point is a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 1,480 at the 2000 census.



Friars Point is located at 34°21′58″N 90°38′13″W / 34.36611°N 90.63694°W / 34.36611; -90.63694 (34.366151, -90.637023)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (3.0 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.75%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,480 people, 476 households, and 348 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,324.0 people per square mile (510.2/km²). There were 508 housing units at an average density of 454.4/sq mi (175.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.85% African American, 5.95% White, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.28% of the population.

There were 476 households out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.3% were married couples living together, 39.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.11 and the average family size was 3.68.

In the town the population was spread out with 38.7% under the age of 18, 11.9% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,750, and the median income for a family was $19,500. Males had a median income of $22,386 versus $16,898 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,769. About 38.1% of families and 44.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.4% of those under age 18 and 27.1% of those age 65 or over.

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