Carrollton, Mississippi

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Carrollton is a town in Carroll County, Mississippi, United States. It is the county seat of Carroll County. The population was 408 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Carrollton is located at 33°30′18″N 89°55′22″W / 33.505°N 89.92278°W / 33.505; -89.92278 (33.505057, -89.922659)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.

Carrollton borders the town of North Carrollton. Many residents of Carrollton and North Carrollton consider both towns a single entity, simply referred to as Carrollton. [2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 408 people, 85 households, and 62 families residing in the town. The population density was 522.0 people per square mile (202.0/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 126.7/sq mi (49.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 50.00% White and 50.00% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the town the population was spread out with 8.3% under the age of 18, 27.9% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 312.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 340.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,750, and the median income for a family was $53,333. Males had a median income of $21,667 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,536. About 6.9% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

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