See his autobiography Minority Report (1963); A. F. Palmieri, Elmer Rice: A Playwright's Vision of America (1980).
See R. Burlingame, Don't Let Them Scare You (1961, repr. 1974).
There were 46 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.74.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $16,250, and the median income for a family was $30,750. Males had a median income of $18,125 versus $15,972 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,834. There were 11.8% of families and 29.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 40.0% of under eighteens and 13.3% of those over 64.