As of the
census of 2000, there were 1,729
people, 631 households, and 487 families residing in the city. The
population density was 1,253.0
people per square mile (483.7/kmē). There were 662 housing units at
an average density of 479.7 per square mile (185.2/kmē). The racial
makeup of the city was 81.43%
African American, 0.17%
Native American, 0.17%
Pacific Islander, 13.59% from
other races, and 1.68% from two or
Latino of any race were 27.07% of
There were 631
households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18
living with them, 61.0% were
married couples living together,
12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8%
were non-families. 20.4% 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 2.74 and the average
family size was 3.13.
In the city the population was spread out with
27.4% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44,
22.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.9
males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city
was $35,500, and the median income for a family was $42,786. Males
had a median income of $29,402 versus $23,913 for females. The
per capita income for the city was
$16,011. About 10.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were
poverty line, including 17.2% of
those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.