White Castle, LouisianaWhite Castle
is a town located in Iberville Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,946.
Geography\nWhite Castle is located at 30°10'7" North, 91°8'48" West (30.168503, -91.146708)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 1.9 km²
). 1.9 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,946 people, 699 households, and 513 families residing in the town. The population density
is 1,001.8/km² (2,592.0/mi²). There are 762 housing units at an average density of 392.3/km² (1,014.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 22.56% White, 76.82% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.21% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. 1.44% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 699 households out of which 38.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% are married couples living together, 30.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% are non-families. 24.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.78 and the average family size is 3.34.
In the town the population is spread out with 31.7% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 75.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $19,435, and the median income for a family is $24,236. Males have a median income of $25,170 versus $15,885 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,246. 31.3% of the population and 25.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 43.0% are under the age of 18 and 18.8% are 65 or older.