U.S. Route 169 serves as a main arterial route in the city.
There were 522 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,795, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $32,961 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,066. About 11.8% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.