Louin, Mississippi

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Louin, Mississippi
Location of Louin, Mississippi
Location of Louin, Mississippi
Louin, Mississippi is located in the United States
Louin, Mississippi
Louin, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 32°4′20″N 89°15′28″W / 32.07222°N 89.25778°W / 32.07222; -89.25778Coordinates: 32°4′20″N 89°15′28″W / 32.07222°N 89.25778°W / 32.07222; -89.25778
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyJasper
Area
 • Total6.08 sq mi (15.75 km2)
 • Land6.06 sq mi (15.70 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
423 ft (129 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total277
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
269
 • Density44.37/sq mi (17.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39338
Area code(s)601
FIPS code28-42200
GNIS feature ID0693834

Louin is a town in Jasper County, Mississippi, United States, located along Mississippi Highway 15.[3] The population was 277 at the 2010 census,[4] down from 339 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Louin is located in northwestern Jasper County at 32°4′20″N 89°15′28″W / 32.07222°N 89.25778°W / 32.07222; -89.25778 (32.072112, -89.257890).[5] Highway 15 leads south 7 miles (11 km) to Bay Springs, the western seat of Jasper County. Highway 15 leads northeast 4 miles (6 km) to Montrose.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Louin has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.28%, are water.[4]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910523
1920475−9.2%
193058322.7%
1940485−16.8%
1950478−1.4%
1960389−18.6%
1970382−1.8%
1980338−11.5%
1990289−14.5%
200033917.3%
2010277−18.3%
Est. 2017269[2]−2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 339 people, 137 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 55.8 people per square mile (21.6/km²). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 27.0 per square mile (10.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 68.73% White, 29.79% African American, and 1.47% from two or more races.

There were 137 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $40,750. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $21,477 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,586. About 16.7% of families and 24.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.8% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Louin is served by the West Jasper School District.

References

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 6, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ American Map 2009 road atlas
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Louin town, Mississippi". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.