housing types
field notes

Public housing and one block of private. Public is the Whitman Houses, built WW2 era. Six story and twelve story, take up three blocks. Irregularly shaped open space surrounds buildings. Retail on Myrtle. Private block has vacant lots, couple of solid six story apartments, two story wood frame cottages.

Visited April 6, 2005.

population data
Total population 4803
White 470 10.1%
Black or African American 3451 74.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 33 0.7%
Asian 16 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino 1322 27.5%