Pittsboro, Mississippi

Pittsboro is a village in Calhoun County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 202 at the 2010 census.[3] It is the county seat of Calhoun County.[4]

Pittsboro, Mississippi
US Post Office in Pittsboro
US Post Office in Pittsboro
Location of Pittsboro, Mississippi
Location of Pittsboro, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N 89°20′19″W / 33.93861°N 89.33861°W / 33.93861; -89.33861Coordinates: 33°56′19″N 89°20′19″W / 33.93861°N 89.33861°W / 33.93861; -89.33861
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyCalhoun
Area
 • Total0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
390 ft (119 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total202
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
197
 • Density200.82/sq mi (77.51/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38951
Area code(s)662
FIPS code28-58360
GNIS feature ID0690930

GeographyEdit

Pittsboro is located near the center of Calhoun County at 33°56′19″N 89°20′19″W / 33.93861°N 89.33861°W / 33.93861; -89.33861 (33.938595, -89.338735).[5] Mississippi Highway 9 passes through the village, leading south 6 miles (10 km) to Calhoun City and north 4 miles (6 km) to Bruce.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), all land.[3]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1870186
188020610.8%
1900254
1910249−2.0%
19202521.2%
1930249−1.2%
194027610.8%
1950246−10.9%
1960205−16.7%
1970188−8.3%
198026943.1%
19902773.0%
2000212−23.5%
2010202−4.7%
Est. 2017197[2]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 212 people, 70 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 214.1 people per square mile (82.7/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 83.8 per square mile (32.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 76.89% White, 21.23% African American, 0.47% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population.

There were 70 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 118.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,250, and the median income for a family was $49,028. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,975. None of the families and 1.1% of the population were living below the poverty line.

EducationEdit

Pittsboro is served by the Calhoun County School District.

Calhoun Academy is a local private school.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 6, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pittsboro village, Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "Jack Knight". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  9. ^ "Dr. Isaac Cecil Knox House". National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 19 May 2020.