About Gibsland LA
Gibsland is a town in Bienville Parish in northern Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 979. The town is best known for its connecting railroads, as the birthplace of the defunct historically black Coleman College, and for the nearby shootings in 1934 of the bandits Bonnie and Clyde.
Gibsland is located in northern Bienville Parish at 32°32′34″N 93°3′13″W / 32.54278°N 93.05361°W / 32.54278; -93.05361 (32.542675, -93.053511).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km), of which 0.023 square miles (0.06 km), or 0.81%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,119 people, 475 households, and 293 families residing in the town. The population density was 422.2 people per square mile (163.0/km²). There were 568 housing units at an average density of 214.3 per square mile (82.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 16.26% White, 82.75% African American, 0.36% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.
There were 475 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.4% were married couples living together, 23.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the town, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $19,250, and the median income for a family was $22,098. Males had a median income of $25,789 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,185. About 27.5% of families and 34.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.3% of those under age 18 and 23.9% of those age 65 or over.
Gibsland Louisiana neighborhoods include: Abbeville, Addis, Alexandria, Ama, Anacoco, Angie, Arnaudville, Avondale, Ball, Barataria, Barksdale Afb, Basile, Bastrop, Baton Rouge, Belcher, Bell City, Belle Chasse, Belmont, Benton, Bethany, Bogalusa, Bonita, Bossier City, Bourg, Boyce, Braithwaite, Branch, Breaux Bridge, Bridge City, Broussard, Bunkie, Buras, Calhoun, Carencro, Carville, Center Point, Chauvin, Cheneyville, Choudrant, Church Point, Clifton, Colfax, Collinston, Columbia, Converse, Cottonport, Cotton Valley, Coushatta, Covington, Crowley, Darrow, Dequincy, Deville, Donaldsonville, Downsville, Doyline, Dry Prong, Dulac, Duson, Effie, Egan, Elmer, Elm Grove, Erath, Eros, Eunice, Evangeline, Evergreen, Fisher, Flatwoods, Florien, Folsom, Forest Hill, Franklinton, Frierson, Geismar, Gibson, Gilliam, Glenmora, Gonzales, Grand Isle, Gray, Greenwood, Gretna, Grosse Tete, Harahan, Harvey, Haughton, Hessmer, Hineston, Hornbeck, Hosston, Houma, Ida, Iota, Iowa, Jackson, Jennings, Jones, Keatchie, Keithville, Kenner, Lafayette, Lafitte, Lake Charles, Lecompte, Leesville, Lena, Lockport, Madisonville, Mandeville, Mansura, Many, Maringouin, Marksville, Marrero, Marthaville, Maurepas, Maurice, Mer Rouge, Metairie, Monroe, Montegut, Mooringsport, Mora, Moreauville, Morgan City, Morrow, Morse, Moss Bluff, Mount Hermon, New Iberia, New Orleans, Noble, Oakdale, Oak Grove, Oak Ridge, Oil City, Otis, Parks, Pierre Part, Pineville, Pitkin, Plain Dealing, Plaquemine, Plaucheville, Pleasant Hill, Pollock, Port Allen, Port Sulphur, Prairieville, Princeton, Provencal, Ragley, Rayne, River Ridge, Robeline, Rodessa, Rosedale, Saint Amant, Saint Francisville, Saint Gabriel, Saint Martinville, Schriever, Scott, Shreveport, Sieper, Simmesport, Slidell, Sorrento, Springhill, Starks, Sterlington, Stonewall, Sulphur, Sunset, Sunshine, Terrytown, Theriot, Thibodaux, Varnado, Venice, Ville Platte, Vinton, Vivian, Westlake, West Monroe, Westwego, White Castle, Woodworth, Youngsville, Zachary, Zwolle
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