As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 656 people, 259 households, and 182 families residing in the city. The population density was 183.5/km² (476.8/mi²). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 82.5/km² (214.4/mi²).
There were 259 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,875, and the median income for a family was $27,375. Males had a median income of $27,292 versus $20,769 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,122. About 21.2% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.0% of those under age 18 and 20.9% of those age 65 or over.