Slocomb, Alabama

related topics
{household, population, female}
{city, population, household}
{food, make, wine}
{school, student, university}

Slocomb is a city in Geneva County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2000 census the population was 2,052. The community is named after postmaster Frank W. Slocomb.

Slocomb calls itself the "home of the tomato." Their school mascot is the "Redtop". (Slocomb High School)

Contents

Geography

Slocomb is located at 31°06′31″N 85°35′40″W / 31.108541°N 85.594307°W / 31.108541; -85.594307.[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.5 square miles (24.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,052 people, 856 households, and 590 families residing in the city. The population density was 215.9 people per square mile (83.3/km²). There were 963 housing units at an average density of 101.3/sq mi (39.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 72.81% White, 24.61% Black or African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 1.17% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 2.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 856 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

Full article ▸

related documents
Huntington, Texas
Greensboro, Alabama
Meadowview Estates, Kentucky
Bison, Kansas
Chelsea, Oklahoma
Schoenchen, Kansas
Allensville, Kentucky
Sentinel Butte, North Dakota
Benedict, North Dakota
Visalia, Kentucky
Hiawatha, Iowa
Ferron, Utah
Ida Grove, Iowa
Toronto, Kansas
Elgin, Nebraska
Linn Grove, Iowa
Tappen, North Dakota
Trenton, Kentucky
Osnabrock, North Dakota
Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Council, Idaho
Edison, Georgia
Roundup, Montana
Green Ridge, Missouri
Corydon, Kentucky
Parkway Village, Kentucky
Dudley, Missouri
Lake Quivira, Kansas
Gardner, Kansas
Fall River, Kansas