Beaumont, Mississippi

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Beaumont, Mississippi
Town
Location of Beaumont, Mississippi
Location of Beaumont, Mississippi
Beaumont, Mississippi is located in the US
Beaumont, Mississippi
Beaumont, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 31°10′5″N 88°55′21″W / 31.16806°N 88.92250°W / 31.16806; -88.92250Coordinates: 31°10′5″N 88°55′21″W / 31.16806°N 88.92250°W / 31.16806; -88.92250
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Perry
Area
 • Total 3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)
 • Land 3.5 sq mi (9.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 92 ft (28 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 951
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 938
 • Density 270/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39423
Area code(s) 601
FIPS code 28-04500
GNIS feature ID 0692498

Beaumont is a town in Perry County, Mississippi. It is part of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 977 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Beaumont is located at 31°10′5″N 88°55′21″W / 31.16806°N 88.92250°W / 31.16806; -88.92250 (31.168178, -88.922588).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2), of which 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2) is land and 0.29% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 926
1970 1,061 14.6%
1980 1,112 4.8%
1990 1,054 −5.2%
2000 977 −7.3%
2010 951 −2.7%
Est. 2016 938 [1] −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 977 people, 387 households, and 270 families residing in the town. The population density was 280.6 people per square mile (108.4/km²). There were 448 housing units at an average density of 128.7 per square mile (49.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 51.38% White, 47.49% African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.10% from other races, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 387 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 22.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,147, and the median income for a family was $24,250. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,601. About 32.4% of families and 35.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.8% of those under age 18 and 43.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Beaumont is served by the Perry County School District.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Beaumont has a Humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Beaumont, Mississippi