Newville, Alabama

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Newville is a town in Henry County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2000 census the population was 553.

Geography

Newville is located at 31°25′19″N 85°20′11″W / 31.42194°N 85.33639°W / 31.42194; -85.33639 (31.421841, -85.336434)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 553 people, 221 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 137.6 people per square mile (53.1/km²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 61.2/sq mi (23.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 52.80% White, 44.30% Black or African American, 2.71% from other races, and 0.18% from two or more races. 2.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 221 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,596, and the median income for a family was $31,375. Males had a median income of $25,714 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,890. About 8.9% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.4% of those under age 18 and 20.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

Coordinates: 31°25′19″N 85°20′11″W / 31.421841°N 85.336434°W / 31.421841; -85.336434

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