See J. Thomson, Mungo Park and the River Niger (1890, repr. 1970).
See biography by M. M. Hoover (1948).
There were 77 households out of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.1% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.70.
In the city the population was spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $30,208 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,303. There were 8.9% of families and 10.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.3% of those over 64.