Pittsboro, Mississippi

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Pittsboro, Mississippi
Village
US Post Office in Pittsboro
US Post Office in Pittsboro
Location of Pittsboro, Mississippi
Location of Pittsboro, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N 89°20′19″W / 33.93861°N 89.33861°W / 33.93861; -89.33861Coordinates: 33°56′19″N 89°20′19″W / 33.93861°N 89.33861°W / 33.93861; -89.33861
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Calhoun
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 390 ft (119 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 202
 • Density 206/sq mi (79.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38951
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-58360
GNIS feature ID 0690930

Pittsboro is a village in Calhoun County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 202 at the 2010 census.[1] It is the county seat of Calhoun County.[2]

Geography[edit]

Pittsboro is located near the center of Calhoun County at 33°56′19″N 89°20′19″W / 33.93861°N 89.33861°W / 33.93861; -89.33861 (33.938595, -89.338735).[3] Mississippi Highway 9 passes through the village, leading south 6 miles (10 km) to Calhoun City and north 4 miles (6 km) to Bruce.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 186
1880 206 10.8%
1900 254
1910 249 −2.0%
1920 252 1.2%
1930 249 −1.2%
1940 276 10.8%
1950 246 −10.9%
1960 205 −16.7%
1970 188 −8.3%
1980 269 43.1%
1990 277 3.0%
2000 212 −23.5%
2010 202 −4.7%
Est. 2015 199 [4] −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 212 people, 70 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 214.1 people per square mile (82.7/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 83.8 per square mile (32.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 76.89% White, 21.23% African American, 0.47% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population.

There were 70 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 118.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,250, and the median income for a family was $49,028. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,975. None of the families and 1.1% of the population were living below the poverty line.

Education[edit]

Pittsboro is served by the Calhoun County School District.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pittsboro village, Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Jack Knight". Baseball Reference. Retrieved January 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)