is a town located in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 2,679.
Geography\nHaynesville is located at 32°57'40" North, 93°8'17" West (32.961132, -93.138091)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 12.7 km²
). 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.20% is water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,679 people, 1,087 households, and 709 families residing in the town. The population density
is 210.7/km² (545.2/mi²). There are 1,247 housing units at an average density of 98.1/km² (253.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 49.42% White, 49.76% African American
, 0.19% Native American
, 0.04% Asian
, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,087 households out of which 30.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% are married couples living together, 19.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% are non-families. 33.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 3.07.
In the town the population is spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 82.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 75.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $20,406, and the median income for a family is $28,295. Males have a median income of $29,375 versus $20,278 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,163. 27.8% of the population and 23.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 39.9% are under the age of 18 and 20.0% are 65 or older.