Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 449 people, 177 households, and 121 families residing in the city. The population density is 154.8/km² (401.4/mi²). There are 211 housing units at an average density of 72.7/km² (188.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 62.14% White, 35.41% African American, 1.34% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 1.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 177 households out of which 29.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% are married couples living together, 13.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% are non-families. 31.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.20.
In the city the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $20,536, and the median income for a family is $28,958. Males have a median income of $26,667 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,500. 33.3% of the population and 28.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 42.9% are under the age of 18 and 26.1% are 65 or older.
Kingsland is the birthplace of singer Johnny Cash.