Polkville, Mississippi

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Polkville, Mississippi
Town
Location of Polkville, Mississippi
Location of Polkville, Mississippi
Polkville, Mississippi is located in the US
Polkville, Mississippi
Polkville, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 32°11′47″N 89°41′42″W / 32.19639°N 89.69500°W / 32.19639; -89.69500Coordinates: 32°11′47″N 89°41′42″W / 32.19639°N 89.69500°W / 32.19639; -89.69500
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Smith
Area
 • Total 15.5 sq mi (6.0 km2)
 • Land 15.5 sq mi (6.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 512 ft (156 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 833
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 28-58960
GNIS feature ID 0694449

Polkville is a town in Smith County, Mississippi. The population was 833 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Polkville is located at 32°11′47″N 89°41′42″W / 32.19639°N 89.69500°W / 32.19639; -89.69500 (32.196288, -89.695080).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 166
1980 129 −22.3%
1990 129 0.0%
2000 132 2.3%
2010 833 531.1%
Est. 2015 810 [2] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 132 people, 51 households, and 39 families residing in the Town. The population density was 57.0 people per square mile (22.0/km²). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 26.8 per square mile (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.91% White and 9.09% African American. Polkville annexed nearly 14 square miles (36 km2) of land later, bringing its population to 833 people. This also made it the largest municipal town in Smith County.

There were 51 households, of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,056. There were 2.8% of families and 6.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.3% of those over 64.

The Census 2010 records the population of Polkville as 833. Polkville officially changed its name to the Town of Polkville in 2007.

Education[edit]

The Town of Polkville is served by the Smith County School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.