Pachuta, Mississippi

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Pachuta is a town in Clarke County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 245 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Pachuta is located at 32°2′28″N 88°53′1″W / 32.04111°N 88.88361°W / 32.04111; -88.88361 (32.041081, -88.883636)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (5.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 245 people, 106 households, and 71 families residing in the town. The population density was 107.0 people per square mile (41.3/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 55.0/sq mi (21.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 66.12% White, 33.06% African American, 0.82% from other races.

There were 106 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 71.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 67.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,938, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $26,750 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,181. About 20.0% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.0% of those sixty five or over.

Education

The Town of Pachuta is served by the Quitman School District.

References

Quitman

Enterprise | Pachuta | Shubuta | Stonewall

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