Walthall, Mississippi

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Walthall, Mississippi
Village
Location of Walthall, Mississippi
Location of Walthall, Mississippi
Walthall, Mississippi is located in USA
Walthall, Mississippi
Walthall, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°36′24″N 89°16′44″W / 33.60667°N 89.27889°W / 33.60667; -89.27889Coordinates: 33°36′24″N 89°16′44″W / 33.60667°N 89.27889°W / 33.60667; -89.27889
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Webster
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 466 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 144
 • Density 140/sq mi (58/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39771
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-77640
GNIS feature ID 0679315

Walthall is a village in Webster County, Mississippi. The population was 144 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Webster County.[2]

Geography[edit]

Walthall is located at 33°36′24″N 89°16′44″W / 33.60667°N 89.27889°W / 33.60667; -89.27889 (33.606588, -89.279000).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 101
1890 122 20.8%
1900 170 39.3%
1910 171 0.6%
1920 114 −33.3%
1930 124 8.8%
1940 142 14.5%
1950 149 4.9%
1960 153 2.7%
1970 161 5.2%
1980 206 28.0%
1990 167 −18.9%
2000 170 1.8%
2010 144 −15.3%
Est. 2014 140 [4] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 170 people, 61 households, and 50 families residing in the village. The population density was 173.0 people per square mile (67.0/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 70.2 per square mile (27.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.94% White, 3.53% African American, 0.59% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 18.0% 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 2.79 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,000, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,903. About 24.6% of families and 21.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 57.9% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The Village of Walthall is served by the Webster County School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. 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, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  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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