Standing Pine, Mississippi

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Standing Pine, Mississippi
Location of Standing Pine, Mississippi
Location of Standing Pine, Mississippi
Standing Pine, Mississippi is located in the US
Standing Pine, Mississippi
Standing Pine, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 32°40′31″N 89°26′41″W / 32.67528°N 89.44472°W / 32.67528; -89.44472Coordinates: 32°40′31″N 89°26′41″W / 32.67528°N 89.44472°W / 32.67528; -89.44472
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Leake
 • Total 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)
 • Land 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 443 ft (135 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 509
 • Density 158.8/sq mi (61.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 28-70120
GNIS feature ID 0707162

Standing Pine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Leake County, Mississippi. The population was 509 at the 2000 census.


Standing Pine is located at 32°40′31″N 89°26′41″W / 32.67528°N 89.44472°W / 32.67528; -89.44472 (32.675141, -89.444742).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) is land and 0.31% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 509 people, 135 households, and 112 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 158.8 people per square mile (61.2/km²). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 44.6/sq mi (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 16.11% White, 1.18% African American, 82.12% Native American, 0.59% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 135 households out of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 24.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.3% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.77 and the average family size was 4.04.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 42.8% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 15.7% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,538, and the median income for a family was $28,558. Males had a median income of $20,833 versus $18,566 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,111. About 10.1% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Standing Pine is served by the Leake County School District.

Native American students are eligible to attend schools in the Choctaw Tribal School System, a non-public district operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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