There were 400 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $29,833, and the median income for a family was $37,875. Males had a median income of $26,705 versus $20,813 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,148. About 9.6% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.
More information about Cooleemee can be found at http://www.cooleemee.com
And at the official webpage http://www.townofcooleemeenc.gov/