Dozier, Alabama

Dozier is a town located in Crenshaw County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 391.

Geography

\nDozier is located at 31°29'43" North, 86°21'60" West (31.495233, -86.366592)
1. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.7 km² (3.0 mi²). 7.7 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 391 people, 167 households, and 106 families residing in the town. The population density is 51.0/km² (132.2/mi²). There are 196 housing units at an average density of 25.6/km² (66.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 57.03% White, 39.64% Black or African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.05% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 167 households out of which 34.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.3% are married couples living together, 31.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% are non-families. 33.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.92. In the town the population is spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 76.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 63.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $13,750, and the median income for a family is $16,667. Males have a median income of $23,438 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $8,964. 49.9% of the population and 42.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 76.1% are under the age of 18 and 39.7% are 65 or older.



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