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Barton County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Barton County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Seat Lamar
Largest city Lamar
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

597 sq mi (1,546 km²)
594 sq mi (1,539 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.41
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12,541
21/sq mi (8/km²)
Founded 1855
Named for David Barton, a U.S. senator from Missouri
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website http://www.bartoncounty.com/

Barton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 12,541. Its county seat is Lamar[1]. Lamar was the birthplace of President Harry S. Truman. The county was organized in 1855 and named after David Barton, a U. S. senator from Missouri.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 597 square miles (1,546 km²), of which, 594 square miles (1,539 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (0.41%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 12,541 people, 4,895 households, and 3,441 families residing in the county. The population density was 21 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 5,409 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.93% White, 0.29% Black or African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,895 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 26.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.30% 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 county the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,275, and the median income for a family was $35,638. Males had a median income of $25,254 versus $19,663 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,987. About 11.00% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.90% of those under age 18 and 16.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities

Villages

Unincorporated towns

Townships

Barton County is divided into fifteen townships:

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 37°30′N 94°20′W / 37.50°N 94.34°W / 37.50; -94.34


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Barton County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Barton County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1855
Seat Lamar
Largest City Lamar
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.41
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12541
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: http://www.bartoncounty.com/
Named for: David Barton, a U.S. senator from Missouri

Barton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 12,541. Its county seat is Lamar6. The county was organized in 1855 and named after David Barton, a U. S. senator from Missouri.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,546 km² (597 sq mi). 1,539 km² (594 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.41%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,541 people, 4,895 households, and 3,441 families residing in the county. The population density was 8/km² (21/sq mi). There were 5,409 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (9/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.93% White, 0.29% Black or African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,895 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 26.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.30% 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 county the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,275, and the median income for a family was $35,638. Males had a median income of $25,254 versus $19,663 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,987. About 11.00% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.90% of those under age 18 and 16.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links


Coordinates: 37°30′N 94°20′W / 37.50, -94.34

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