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Charenton is located at 29°52'23" North, 91°31'50" West (29.872940, -91.530561).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,944 people, 677 households, and 492 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 129.0/km² (334.3/mi²). There are 738 housing units at an average density of 49.0/km² (126.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 45.68% White, 36.21% African American, 16.36% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 1.18% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 677 households out of which 38.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% are married couples living together, 14.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% are non-families. 23.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.87 and the average family size is 3.42.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $27,837, and the median income for a family is $32,426. Males have a median income of $33,235 versus $20,517 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $12,828. 27.6% of the population and 26.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 38.1% of those under the age of 18 and 22.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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