Angie, Louisiana

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Coordinates: 30°57′52″N 89°48′49″W / 30.96444°N 89.81361°W / 30.96444; -89.81361
Angie, Louisiana
Village
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Washington
Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Coordinates 30°57′52″N 89°48′49″W / 30.96444°N 89.81361°W / 30.96444; -89.81361
Area 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 - land 1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 240 (2000)
Density 157.5 / sq mi (60.8 / km2)
Incorporated 1908
Mayor John Dawsey
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 985
Location of Angie in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Angie is a village in Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 240 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bogalusa Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Angie was named for Angeline Bate McMillan, an elderly member of the family who were the original owners of the town site.[1]

Geography[edit]

Angie is located at 30°57′52″N 89°48′49″W / 30.96444°N 89.81361°W / 30.96444; -89.81361 (30.964480, -89.813748).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2). 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) of it is land and 0.65% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 240 people, 97 households, and 70 families residing in the village. The population density was 157.5 inhabitants per square mile (61.0/km²). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 74.8 per square mile (29.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 81.67% White, 17.50% African American, 0.42% Native American, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.33% of the population.

There were 97 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,344, and the median income for a family was $33,000. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $26,071 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,198. About 15.2% of families and 24.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 30.2% of those sixty five or over.

Notable residents[edit]

Angie was the residence of former Louisiana State Representative Lawrence A. "Buster" Sheridan (1919–2001). Sheridan was defeated in the 1987 nonpartisan blanket primary by Jerry A. Thomas, a physician in Franklinton.

Corrections[edit]

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections operates the B.B. "Sixty" Rayburn Correctional Center in an unincorporated section of Washington Parish, near Angie.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leeper, Clare D'Artois (19 October 2012). Louisiana Place Names: Popular, Unusual, and Forgotten Stories of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Bayous, and Even Some Cemeteries. LSU Press. p. 17-18. ISBN 978-0-8071-4740-5. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "B.B. Rayburn Corr. Center." Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. Accessed September 14, 2008.