Alligator, Mississippi

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Alligator, Mississippi
settlement_type = Village
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map_caption = Location of Alligator, Mississippi


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Mississippi
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Bolivar
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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 2.7
area_land_km2 = 2.5
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 1.0
area_land_sq_mi = 1.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 220
population_density_km2 = 86.4
population_density_sq_mi = 223.7

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 48
elevation_ft = 157
latd = 34 |latm = 5 |lats = 19 |latNS = N
longd = 90 |longm = 43 |longs = 14 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 38720
area_code = 662
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 28-00940
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blank1_info = 0666222
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Alligator is a village in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 220 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Alligator is located at coor dms|34|5|19|N|90|43|14|W|city (34.088482, -90.720690)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (5.77%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 220 people, 77 households, and 58 families residing in the village. The population density was 223.7 people per square mile (86.7/km²). There were 81 housing units at an average density of 82.3/sq mi (31.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 20.91% White, 77.27% African American, and 1.82% from two or more races.

There were 77 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.1% were married couples living together, 35.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.27.

USCensusPop
1950= 214
1960= 227
1970= 280
1980= 256
1990= 187
2000= 220
estyear=2006
estimate= 203
In the village the population was spread out with 39.1% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $16,667, and the median income for a family was $17,083. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $14,063 for females. The per capita income for the village was $9,567. About 41.5% of families and 47.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 69.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 35.3% of those sixty five or over.

Education

The Village of Alligator is served by the North Bolivar School District.

References

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