Crawford, Mississippi

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Crawford, Mississippi
Town
Location of Crawford, Mississippi
Location of Crawford, Mississippi
Crawford, Mississippi is located in the US
Crawford, Mississippi
Crawford, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°18′22″N 88°37′19″W / 33.30611°N 88.62194°W / 33.30611; -88.62194Coordinates: 33°18′22″N 88°37′19″W / 33.30611°N 88.62194°W / 33.30611; -88.62194
Country  United States
State  Mississippi
County Lowndes
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 312 ft (95 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 641
 • Density 460/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39743
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-16420
GNIS feature ID 0668933

Crawford is a small town in Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 641 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

City Hall, Crawford

Crawford is located at 33°18′22″N 88°37′19″W / 33.30611°N 88.62194°W / 33.30611; -88.62194 (33.306205, -88.621933).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 304
1890 225 −26.0%
1900 389 72.9%
1910 396 1.8%
1920 323 −18.4%
1930 349 8.0%
1940 380 8.9%
1950 374 −1.6%
1960 317 −15.2%
1970 391 23.3%
1980 495 26.6%
1990 668 34.9%
2000 655 −1.9%
2010 641 −2.1%
Est. 2015 627 [3] −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 641 people residing in the town. 89.9% were African American, 8.0% White, 0.6% Native American and 1.6% of two or more races. 0.6% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 655 people, 209 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 466.7 people per square mile (180.6/km²). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 178.9 per square mile (69.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.13% African American, 5.95% White, 0.31% Native American, 0.15% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 309 households out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.6% were married couples living together, 42.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.67.

In the town, the population was spread out with 41.5% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 75.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 67.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $16,786, and the median income for a family was $16,058. Males had a median income of $24,107 versus $14,359 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,123. About 45.5% of families and 45.7% of the population are below the poverty line, including 60.5% of those under age 18 and 35.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Crawford is served by the Lowndes County School District.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crawford town, Mississippi: Population," American Fact Finder, US Census Bureau.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.