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Ringgold, Louisiana

Ringgold is a town located in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,660.


\nRinggold is located at 32°19'35" North, 93°17'1" West (32.326475, -93.283588)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.0 km² (2.3 mi²). 6.0 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 1,660 people, 636 households, and 410 families residing in the town. The population density is 276.3/km² (715.3/mi²). There are 749 housing units at an average density of 124.7/km² (322.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 43.92% White, 55.30% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 636 households out of which 32.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.4% are married couples living together, 26.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% are non-families. 32.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.13. In the town the population is spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 77.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 68.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $15,326, and the median income for a family is $21,563. Males have a median income of $25,000 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town is $9,817. 38.4% of the population and 36.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 48.9% are under the age of 18 and 33.3% are 65 or older.