Oil City, LouisianaOil City
is a town located in Caddo Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,219.
Geography\nOil City is located at 32°44'32" North, 93°58'28" West (32.742170, -93.974376)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 4.8 km²
). 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.23% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,219 people, 480 households, and 311 families residing in the town. The population density
is 262.9/km² (679.9/mi²). There are 542 housing units at an average density of 116.9/km² (302.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 55.13% White, 44.05% African American
, 0.08% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 1.72% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 480 households out of which 34.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% are married couples living together, 21.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% are non-families. 33.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.27.
In the town the population is spread out with 32.2% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $19,375, and the median income for a family is $25,114. Males have a median income of $23,516 versus $15,667 for females. The per capita income for the town is $9,697. 35.9% of the population and 28.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 48.1% are under the age of 18 and 28.4% are 65 or older.