• As of the census of 2000, there were 5,089 people, 2,105 households, and 1,324 families residing in the city. The population density was 179.1/km sq (464.0/mi sq). There were 2,464 housing units at an average density of 86.7/km sq (224.7/mi sq). The racial makeup of the city was 71.78% White, 22.99% African American, 1.00% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from Race (United States Census)other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.30% of the population. There were 2,105 households, out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were Marriagemarried couples living together, 18.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.91. In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $24,516, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $24,219 versus $19,255 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,298. About 18.2% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over. Source:

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