Northwoods

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Northwoods is a city in St. Louis County. The population was 4,643 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Northwoods is located at 38°42′12″N, 90°16′56″W (38.703251, -90.282337).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 mi², all land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,643 people, 1,718 households, and 1,262 families residing in the city. The population density was 6,545.7/mi². There were 1,823 housing units at an average density of 2,570.0/mi². The racial makeup of the city was 6.25% White, 92.66% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 1,718 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were married couples living together, 28.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 78.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,938, and the median income for a family was $42,475. Males had a median income of $28,953 versus $27,334 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,803. About 8.3% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

Map

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