Reeves, Louisiana

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Reeves, Louisiana
Village
Location of Reeves in Allen Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Reeves in Allen Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 30°31′14″N 93°02′49″W / 30.52056°N 93.04694°W / 30.52056; -93.04694Coordinates: 30°31′14″N 93°02′49″W / 30.52056°N 93.04694°W / 30.52056; -93.04694
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Allen
Area[1]
 • Total 2.42 sq mi (6.27 km2)
 • Land 2.42 sq mi (6.26 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 56 ft (17 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 232
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 229
 • Density 94.75/sq mi (36.58/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 337
FIPS code 22-64100

Reeves is a village in Allen Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 232 at the 2010 census.[3]

Robert L. Frye, the Republican candidate for state education superintendent in 1972, began his educational career at Reeves High School in the late 1940s.[4]

Geography[edit]

Reeves is located at 30°31′14″N 93°2′49″W / 30.52056°N 93.04694°W / 30.52056; -93.04694 (30.520543, -93.046888).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 243
1930 139 −42.8%
1940 120 −13.7%
1950 106 −11.7%
1960 151 42.5%
1970 214 41.7%
1980 199 −7.0%
1990 188 −5.5%
2000 209 11.2%
2010 232 11.0%
Est. 2016 229 [2] −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 209 people, 82 households, and 57 families residing in the village. The population density was 86.9 inhabitants per square mile (33.6/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 37.8 per square mile (14.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.61% White, 0.96% African American, 0.96% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races.

There were 82 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $19,375, and the median income for a family was $20,000. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $9,101. About 26.1% of families and 30.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.1% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Allen Parish School Board operates the PK-12 school Reeves High School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Reeves village, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Robert L. Frye". Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, February 6, 2011. Retrieved February 6, 2011. 
  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.