Tickfaw, Louisiana

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Tickfaw is a village in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 617 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Tickfaw is located at 30°34′35″N 90°29′14″W / 30.57639°N 90.48722°W / 30.57639; -90.48722 (30.576266, -90.487259)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 617 people, 241 households, and 166 families residing in the village. The population density was 150.8/km² (389.7/mi²). There were 261 housing units at an average density of 63.8/km² (164.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.71% White, 11.51% African American, 0.65% Native American, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.54% of the population.

There were 241 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,333, and the median income for a family was $32,143. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,761. About 27.2% of families and 31.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.0% of those under age 18 and 21.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

Hammond | Ponchatoula

Amite City | Independence | Kentwood | Roseland

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