Collinston, Louisiana

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Coordinates: 32°41′24″N 91°52′18″W / 32.69000°N 91.87167°W / 32.69000; -91.87167
Village of Collinston
Village
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Morehouse
Elevation 85 ft (25.9 m)
Coordinates 32°41′24″N 91°52′18″W / 32.69000°N 91.87167°W / 32.69000; -91.87167
Area 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 - land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 327 (2000)
Density 290.5 / sq mi (112.2 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location of Collinston in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Collinston is a village in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 327 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bastrop Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Collinston is located at 32°41′24″N 91°52′18″W / 32.69000°N 91.87167°W / 32.69000; -91.87167 (32.690121, -91.871583)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 327 people, 132 households, and 83 families residing in the village. The population density was 290.5 inhabitants per square mile (111.7/km²). There were 149 housing units at an average density of 132.4 per square mile (50.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 53.82% White, 45.87% African American, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.36% of the population.

There were 132 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $17,500, and the median income for a family was $31,042. Males had a median income of $29,844 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,686. About 20.9% of families and 31.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.0% of those under age 18 and 21.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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