White Hall, Alabama

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White Hall, Alabama
Town
White Hall Town Hall
White Hall Town Hall
Location in Lowndes County and the state of Alabama
Location in Lowndes County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°18′50″N 86°42′50″W / 32.31389°N 86.71389°W / 32.31389; -86.71389
Country United States
State Alabama
County Lowndes
Area
 • Total 15.6 sq mi (40.1 km2)
 • Land 15.5 sq mi (40 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 184 ft (56 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,014
 • Density 65/sq mi (25.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-81912
GNIS feature ID 0153961

White Hall is a town in Lowndes County, Alabama, United States. The community was named for a plantation which was destroyed in an 1882 tornado. At the 2000 census the population was 1,014. It is part of the Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

White Hall is located at 32°18′50″N 86°42′50″W / 32.31389°N 86.71389°W / 32.31389; -86.71389 (32.313866, -86.714019).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.5 square miles (40 km2), of which, 15.5 square miles (40 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.39%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

The Alabama River as seen from the Holy Ground Battlefield Park northeast of White Hall.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,014 people, 361 households, and 266 families residing in the town. The population density was 65.6 people per square mile (25.3/km²). There were 398 housing units at an average density of 25.7 per square mile (9.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.03% Black or African American, 1.38% White, 0.10% Native American, 0.20% Asian, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 361 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.5% were married couples living together, 35.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 77.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,158, and the median income for a family was $21,875. Males had a median income of $20,885 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,062. About 29.4% of families and 31.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.8% of those under age 18 and 47.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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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. 

Coordinates: 32°18′50″N 86°42′50″W / 32.313866°N 86.714019°W / 32.313866; -86.714019