As of the
of 2000, there were 2,345 people, 1,019
households, and 627 families residing in the city. The
population density was 1,051.0
people per square mile (406.0/kmē). There were 1,223 housing units
at an average density of 548.1 per square mile (211.8/kmē). The
racial makeup of the city was 77.10%
African American, 0.17%
Native American, 0.17%
Asian, 4.48% from
other races, and 1.62% from two or
Latino of any race were 11.17% of
There were 1,019
households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18
living with them, 44.0% were
married couples living together,
14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4%
were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of
individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of
age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average
family size was 3.00.
In the city the population was spread out with
25.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44,
22.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 83.1
males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city
was $25,089, and the median income for a family was $38,080. Males
had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,365 for females. The
per capita income for the city was
$14,811. About 16.4% of families and 17.4% of the population were
poverty line, including 21.0% of
those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.