According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), of which, 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (4.52%) is water.
There were 1,345 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,622, and the median income for a family was $33,017. Males had a median income of $28,285 versus $18,672 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,885. About 12.2% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.