St. Martinville, LouisianaSt. Martinville
is a city located in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 6,989.
Geography\nSt. Martinville is located at 30°7'30" North, 91°49'50" West (30.125053, -91.830593)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 7.8 km²
). 7.8 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.33% is water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 6,989 people, 2,496 households, and 1,722 families residing in the city. The population density
is 899.5/km² (2,330.1/mi²). There are 2,778 housing units at an average density of 357.5/km² (926.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 35.78% White, 62.84% African American
, 0.20% Native American
, 0.14% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 1.04% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 2,496 households out of which 33.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% are married couples living together, 26.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% are non-families. 27.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.28.
In the city the population is spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $19,600, and the median income for a family is $28,711. Males have a median income of $28,946 versus $18,314 for females. The per capita income for the city is $10,529. 31.2% of the population and 26.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 39.4% are under the age of 18 and 31.2% are 65 or older.