Location of Eden, Mississippi
|• Total||0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)|
|• Land||0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||112 ft (34 m)|
|• Density||260.3/sq mi (100.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0669664|
Eden is located at (32.985839, -90.323275).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 126 people, 47 households, and 33 families residing in the village. The population density was 260.3 people per square mile (101.4/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 121.9 per square mile (47.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 57.94% White and 42.06% African American.
There were 47 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the village the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $24,286, and the median income for a family was $24,375. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $11,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,675. There were 30.6% of families and 35.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 44.4% of under eighteens and 11.1% of those over 64.
The Village of Eden is served by the Yazoo County School District.
In popular culture
- The character Melodie St. Ann Celestine, played by actress Evan Rachel Wood in the Woody Allen fictional film Whatever Works, is from Eden.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Congdon, Kristin G.; Hallmark, Kara Kelley (2012). American Folk Art. ABC-CLIO.