Haleburg, Alabama

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Haleburg, Alabama
Town
Haleburg General Store
Haleburg General Store
Location in Henry County and the state of Alabama
Location in Henry County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°24′32″N 85°8′9″W / 31.40889°N 85.13583°W / 31.40889; -85.13583
Country United States
State Alabama
County Henry
Area
 • Total 3.8 sq mi (9.9 km2)
 • Land 3.8 sq mi (9.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 344 ft (105 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 108
 • Density 28.4/sq mi (10.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-32656
GNIS feature ID 0119562

Haleburg is a town in Henry County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2000 census the population was 108. Established in 1885 as Halesburgh, the town was incorporated in September, 1911, as Halesburg. Since then, for reasons unknown, it has become known as the current Haleburg.[1]

Geography[edit]

Haleburg is located at 31°24′32″N 85°8′10″W / 31.40889°N 85.13611°W / 31.40889; -85.13611 (31.408960, -85.136035).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

A mural in Haleburg depicts the town's agricultural history and its ties to the nearby Chattahoochee River.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 108 people, 48 households, and 36 families residing in the town. The population density was 28.1 people per square mile (10.9/km²). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 15.6 per square mile (6.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 77.78% White, 18.52% Black or African American, and 3.70% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 48 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,657. There were 14.3% of families and 23.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 35.7% of under eighteens and 18.5% of those over 64.

Notable natives[edit]

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Coordinates: 31°24′32″N 85°08′10″W / 31.40896°N 85.136035°W / 31.40896; -85.136035