is a city located in Geneva County, Alabama
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the city is 2,052.
Geography\nSlocomb is located at 31°6'31" North, 85°35'40" West (31.108541, -85.594307)1
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 24.6 km²
). 24.6 km² (9.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 2,052 people, 856 households, and 590 families residing in the city. The population density
is 83.3/km² (215.9/mi²). There are 963 housing units at an average density of 39.1/km² (101.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 72.81% White
, 24.61% Black
or African American
, 0.73% Native American
, 0.05% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 1.17% from other races
, and 0.63% from two or more races. 2.83% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 856 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% are married couples living together, 14.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% are non-families. 29.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $22,113, and the median income for a family is $29,583. Males have a median income of $25,962 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,772. 23.8% of the population and 20.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 32.1% are under the age of 18 and 29.5% are 65 or older.