is a city located in Panola County, Texas
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 752.
Geography\nBeckville is located at 32°14'30" North, 94°27'17" West (32.241788, -94.454790)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 3.1 km²
). 3.1 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 752 people, 293 households, and 210 families residing in the city. The population density
is 240.0/km² (620.9/mi²). There are 361 housing units at an average density of 115.2/km² (298.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 59.18% White, 31.78% African American
, 0.27% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 7.18% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. 8.11% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 293 households out of which 34.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% are married couples living together, 13.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 24.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.10.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $29,583, and the median income for a family is $34,271. Males have a median income of $28,750 versus $22,708 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,818. 22.7% of the population and 19.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 31.5% are under the age of 18 and 21.4% are 65 or older.