Lisman, Alabama

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Lisman, Alabama
Town
Location in Choctaw County and the state of Alabama
Location in Choctaw County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°10′20″N 88°17′22″W / 32.17222°N 88.28944°W / 32.17222; -88.28944
Country United States
State Alabama
County Choctaw
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Land 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 539
 • Density 208/sq mi (80.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36906, 36910, 36912
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-43384
GNIS feature ID 0121683

Lisman is a town in Choctaw County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 539.[1] It was named after a 19th-century railroad investor when the nearby rail line was being built.

Geography[edit]

Lisman is located in northern Choctaw County at 32°10'19.978" North, 88°17'21.667" West (32.172216, -88.289352).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 638
1990 481 −24.6%
2000 653 35.8%
2010 539 −17.5%
Est. 2013 522 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2013 Estimate[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 653 people, 245 households, and 171 families residing in the town. The population density was 257.6 people per square mile (99.3/km²). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 106.1 per square mile (40.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.42% Black or African American, 7.20% White and 1.38% from two or more races. 0.15% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 245 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 24.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,333, and the median income for a family was $22,750. Males had a median income of $31,719 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,295. About 36.4% of families and 36.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.7% of those under age 18 and 37.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lisman town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 32°10′20″N 88°17′22″W / 32.172216°N 88.289352°W / 32.172216; -88.289352