Demographics

2000 Census Area Facts


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,588 people, 980 households, and 752 families residing in the city. The population density was 388.8/km² (1,008.2/mi²). There were 1,080 housing units at an average density of 162.3/km² (420.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.17% White, 1.00% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.25% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.12% of the population.

Household Members


There were 980 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.01.

Population & Age


In the city the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

Median Household Income


The median income for a household in the city was $36,150, and the median income for a family was $44,861. Males had a median income of $31,902 versus $20,694 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,755. About 11.0% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.