North Carrollton, Mississippi

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North Carrollton, Mississippi
Main Street in North Carrollton
Main Street in North Carrollton
Location of North Carrollton, Mississippi
Location of North Carrollton, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°31′5″N 89°55′12″W / 33.51806°N 89.92000°W / 33.51806; -89.92000Coordinates: 33°31′5″N 89°55′12″W / 33.51806°N 89.92000°W / 33.51806; -89.92000
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyCarroll
Area
 • Total0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)
 • Land0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
226 ft (69 m)
Population
 • Total473
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
444
 • Density1,409.52/sq mi (544.20/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38947
Area code(s)662
FIPS code28-52400
GNIS feature ID0674946
Websitewww.northcarrolltonms.com

North Carrollton is a town in Carroll County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 473 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi micropolitan area.

Geography

North Carrollton is bordered to the south by the town of Carrollton, the county seat. The two towns are separated by Big Sand Creek, a tributary of the Yazoo River. Many residents of Carrollton and North Carrollton consider the towns a single entity, simply referred to as Carrollton.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900189
191030259.8%
192036320.2%
19303948.5%
194046919.0%
19505067.9%
19605213.0%
197061117.3%
198085940.6%
1990578−32.7%
2000499−13.7%
2010473−5.2%
Est. 2017444[2]−6.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 499 people, 226 households, and 153 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,599.3 people per square mile (621.5/km²). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 810.9 per square mile (315.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 56.51% White, 42.89% African American, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 226 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.6% were married couples living together, 22.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 23.6% 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 79.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,659, and the median income for a family was $23,333. Males had a median income of $24,688 versus $17,361 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,454. About 28.0% of families and 33.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.0% of those under age 18 and 30.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The town of North Carrollton is served by the Carroll County School District, as well as Carroll Academy, a private school.

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Carrollton town, Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  4. ^ "MSU First Impressions Report". 2010-06-30.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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