Carrollton, Mississippi

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Carrollton, Mississippi
Town
Carroll County Courthouse in Carrollton
Carroll County Courthouse in Carrollton
Location of Carrollton, Mississippi
Location of Carrollton, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°30′18″N 89°55′22″W / 33.50500°N 89.92278°W / 33.50500; -89.92278Coordinates: 33°30′18″N 89°55′22″W / 33.50500°N 89.92278°W / 33.50500; -89.92278
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Carroll
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 289 ft (88 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 408
 • Density 522.0/sq mi (201.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38917
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-11580
GNIS feature ID 0668097

Carrollton is a town in and the county seat of Carroll County, Mississippi. The population was 408 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi micropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Carrollton has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all land.

Carrollton borders the town of North Carrollton. Many residents of Carrollton and North Carrollton consider the towns a single entity, simply referred to as Carrollton.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Unveiling of Confederate monument in Carrollton, 1905

As of the census[2] 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 per square mile (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.

Education[edit]

The town of North Carrollton is served by the Carroll County School District and private school Carroll Academy.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Carrollton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MSU First Impressions Report". 2010-06-30. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Carrollton, Mississippi

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