is a town located in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 2,497.
Geography\nBaldwin is located at 29°50'10" North, 91°32'56" West (29.836039, -91.548799)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 2.8 km²
). 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,497 people, 777 households, and 607 families residing in the town. The population density
is 901.0/km² (2,328.6/mi²). There are 822 housing units at an average density of 296.6/km² (766.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 32.16% White, 64.52% African American
, 1.00% Native American
, 0.84% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.80% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.48% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 777 households out of which 36.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% are married couples living together, 25.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% are non-families. 18.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.99 and the average family size is 3.41.
In the town the population is spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $23,272, and the median income for a family is $25,606. Males have a median income of $28,938 versus $16,494 for females. The per capita income for the town is $10,118. 31.8% of the population and 28.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 45.3% are under the age of 18 and 22.8% are 65 or older.