Many, Louisiana facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Many, Louisiana
Town
Downtown Many, LA IMG 7513.JPG
Downtown Many facing west (2013)
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Sabine
Elevation 276 ft (84.1 m)
Coordinates 31°37′04″N 93°28′40″W / 31.61778°N 93.47778°W / 31.61778; -93.47778
Area 3.1 sq mi (8 km²)
 - land 3.1 sq mi (8 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 2,706 (2010)
Density 923.4 /sq mi (356.5 /km²)
Government Kenneth Freeman (D)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location of Many in Louisiana
Locator Red.svg
Location of Many in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Many is a town and the parish seat of Sabine Parish in western Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,706 at the 2010 census, a decrease of 183 or 6 percent from 2000.

History

The community has the name of one Colonel Many, an officer stationed at nearby Fort Jesup.

Geography

Many is located at 31°34′4″N 93°28′40″W / 31.56778°N 93.47778°W / 31.56778; -93.47778 (31.567769, -93.477721). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Many has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Climate data for Many, Louisiana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 14.4
(58)
16.7
(62)
20.6
(69)
25
(77)
28.9
(84)
32.2
(90)
33.9
(93)
33.9
(93)
31.1
(88)
26.1
(79)
20
(68)
16.1
(61)
25
(77)
Average low °C (°F) 1.1
(34)
3.3
(38)
6.7
(44)
11.1
(52)
16.1
(61)
19.4
(67)
21.1
(70)
20.6
(69)
17.8
(64)
10.6
(51)
6.1
(43)
2.2
(36)
11.1
(52)
Precipitation cm (inches) 13
(5)
12
(4.6)
12
(4.6)
10
(4.1)
13
(5)
11
(4.5)
10
(4)
9
(3.7)
9
(3.6)
10
(3.9)
11
(4.4)
14
(5.5)
135
(53)
Source: Weatherbase

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 143
1890 133 −7.0%
1900 354 166.2%
1910 683 92.9%
1920 668 −2.2%
1930 1,239 85.5%
1940 1,474 19.0%
1950 1,681 14.0%
1960 3,164 88.2%
1970 3,112 −1.6%
1980 3,988 28.1%
1990 3,112 −22.0%
2000 2,889 −7.2%
2010 2,853 −1.2%
Est. 2015 2,790 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 2,853 people residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 48.1% Black, 44.3% White, 1.5% Native American, 0.7% Asian and 2.6% from two or more races. 2.8% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

923.4 people per square mile (356.4/km²). There were 1,272 housing units at an average density of 406.5 per square mile (156.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 48.18% White, 47.42% African American, 1.70% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.70% of the population.

There were 1,073 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.6% were married couples living together, 23.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,000, and the median income for a family was $24,329. Males had a median income of $28,500 versus $15,870 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,153. About 28.4% of families and 35.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.7% of those under age 18 and 26.3% of those age 65 or over.

Culture

  • Hodges Gardens, Park and Wilderness Area

Gallery


Many, Louisiana Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.