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Chataignier, Louisiana

Chataignier is a village located in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 383.


\nChataignier is located at 30°34'15" North, 92°19'9" West (30.570834, -92.319089)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²). 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 383 people, 132 households, and 107 families residing in the village. The population density is 234.7/km² (607.5/mi²). There are 142 housing units at an average density of 87.0/km² (225.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 50.91% White, 47.78% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 0.52% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 132 households out of which 43.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% are married couples living together, 25.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% are non-families. 18.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.90 and the average family size is 3.28. In the village the population is spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.0 males. The median income for a household in the village is $18,438, and the median income for a family is $18,269. Males have a median income of $21,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village is $7,266. 49.4% of the population and 46.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 66.1% are under the age of 18 and 12.8% are 65 or older.