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Town of Many
Town
Downtown Many facing west
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 2,889 (2000)
Density 923.4 /sq mi (356.5 /km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location of Many in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Many is a town in and the parish seat of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,889 at the 2000 census. The town was named for John B. Many, the commander of nearby Fort Jesup.

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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)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,889 people, 1,073 households, and 662 families residing in the town. The population density was 923.4 people per square mile (356.4/km²). There were 1,272 housing units at an average density of 406.5/sq mi (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.

Education

Public schools in Sabine Parish are operated by the Sabine Parish School Board. The town of Many is zoned to Many Elementary School (Grades PK-3), Many Junior High School (Grades 4-8), and Many High School [1] (Grades 9-12).

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