Haughton, Louisiana facts for kids
The U.S. Post Office in Haughton
|Elevation||239 ft (72.8 m)|
|Area||13.6 km² (5.3 sq mi)|
|- land||13.6 km² (5 sq mi)|
|- water||0.0 km² (0 sq mi)|
|Density||253.2 /sq mi (97.8 /km²)|
|Mayor||Jack Hicks (R)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.6 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,454 people, 420 households, and 959 families residing in the town. The population density was 822.4 people per square mile (317.5/km²). There were 1,417 housing units in total. The racial makeup of the town was 78.2% White, 18.2% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.420 Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
There were 420 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the town, the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 19, 6.4% from 20 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.5 years. Females comprised 51.4% of the total population while males comprised 48.6%.
The median income for a household in the town was $46,147, and the median income for a family was $57,000. Males had a median income of $42,897 versus $26,196 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,881.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Haughton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
First Baptist Church is located at 105 East Washington Avenue; Pastor Gevan Spinney (a Haughton native).
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