Enterprise Tourism

Geography

Enterprise is located at [show location on an interactive map] 31°19'39"N, 85°50'40"W (31.327476, -85.844484)GR1. It straddles the border of Coffee and Dale Countys.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 80.3 km2 (31.0 mi2), of which 80.2 km2 (31.0 mi2) is land and 0.2 km2 (0.1 mi2), or 0.23%, is water.

Demographics

As of the U.S. Census in 2000,GR2 there were 21,178 people, 8,533 households, and 5,973 families residing in the city. The population density was 264.2/km2 (684.2/mi2). There were 9,641 housing units at an average density of 120.3/km2 (311.5/mi2). The racial makeup of the city was 71.62% White, 22.95% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 1.60% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 1.27% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.88% of the population.

There were 8,533 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,661, and the median income for a family was $45,510. Males had a median income of $37,131 versus $20,560 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,493. About 10.7% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.0% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Enterprise is served by Enterprise City Schools.

Enterprise is also home to Enterprise-Ozark Community College. A 2 year college, the Enterprise campus is home to the Boll Weevils.

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