Nettleton, Mississippi

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Nettleton is a town in Lee and Monroe Counties in the U.S. state of Mississippi. The population was 1,932 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Nettleton is located at 34°5′18″N 88°37′22″W / 34.08833°N 88.62278°W / 34.08833; -88.62278 (34.088218, -88.622701)[1]. The town sits on the boundary line between Lee County on the north and Monroe County on the south, with approximately equal portions of the town in either county.[2] In the 2000 census, 1,196 of the town's 1,932 residents (61.9%) lived in Monroe County and 736 (38.1%) in Lee County.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), of which 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²) is land and 0.37% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,932 people, 794 households, and 546 families residing in the town. The population density was 714.8 people per square mile (276.3/km²). There were 868 housing units at an average density of 321.1/sq mi (124.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 66.56% White, 32.51% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 794 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.00.

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