As of the 2000 census, there are 1,850 people, 875 households,
and 494 families residing in the city. The population density
is 408.2/km² (1,059.8/mi²). There are 979 housing
units at an average density of 216.0/km² (560.8/mi²).
The racial makeup of the city is 98.16% White, 0.70% African
There are 875 households out of which 20.6% have children
under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% are married couples
living together, 15.5% have a female householder with no husband
present, and 43.5% are non-families. 41.1% of all households
are made up of individuals and 23.0% have someone living alone
who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size
is 1.98 and the average family size is 2.65.
In the city the population is spread out with 17.9% under
the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 24.4%
from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median age is 47 years. For every 100 females there are
76.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are
The median income for a household in the city is $18,525,
and the median income for a family is $27,105. Males have
a median income of $25,954 versus $18,173 for females. The
per capita income for the city is $14,269. 28.3% of the population
and 24.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the
total people living in poverty, 37.6% are under the age of
18 and 28.7% are 65 or older. preview not available. Click
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