Slate Springs, MississippiSlate Springs
is a village located in Calhoun County, Mississippi
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 121.
Geography\nSlate Springs is located at 33°44'32" North, 89°22'22" West (33.742185, -89.372766)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 3.7 km²
). 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 121 people, 49 households, and 34 families residing in the village. The population density
is 32.4/km² (84.0/mi²). There are 63 housing units at an average density of 16.9/km² (43.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.69% White, 0.83% African American
, 0.83% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 49 households out of which 24.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% are married couples living together, 8.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% are non-families. 28.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.00.
In the village the population is spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $26,875, and the median income for a family is $39,375. Males have a median income of $30,417 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the village is $11,322. 27.3% of the population and 26.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 36.2% are under the age of 18 and 58.3% are 65 or older.