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Cedar County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Cedar County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Seat Stockton
Largest city El Dorado Springs
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

499 sq mi (1,291 km²)
476 sq mi (1,233 km²)
23 sq mi (58 km²), 4.53
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

13,733
29/sq mi (11/km²)
Founded 1845
Named for Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Sac River, which in turn is named from the Eastern Red Cedar, a common tree of the area
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Cedar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 13,733. Its county seat is Stockton[1].

Contents

Origin of name

The county, founded in 1845, is named after Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Sac River, which in turn is named from the Eastern redcedar, a common tree of the area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 499 square miles (1,291 km²), of which, 476 square miles (1,233 km²) of it is land and 23 square miles (58 km²) of it (4.53%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there are 13,733 people, 5,685 households, and 3,894 families residing in the county. The population density is 29 people per square mile (11/km²). There are 6,813 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.58% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,685 households out of which 27.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 28.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.86.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,694, and the median income for a family is $32,710. Males have a median income of $25,017 versus $17,594 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,356. 17.40% of the population and 11.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.80% of those under the age of 18 and 14.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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°43′N 93°52′W / 37.72°N 93.86°W / 37.72; -93.86


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Cedar County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Cedar County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1845
Seat Stockton
Largest City El Dorado Springs
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 4.53
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

13733
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Sac River, which in turn is named from the Eastern Red Cedar, a common tree of the area

Cedar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 13,733. Its county seat is Stockton6.

Contents

Origin of name

The county, founded in 1845, is named after Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Sac River, which in turn is named from the Eastern redcedar, a common tree of the area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,291 km² (499 sq mi). 1,233 km² (476 sq mi) of it is land and 58 km² (23 sq mi) of it (4.53%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,733 people, 5,685 households, and 3,894 families residing in the county. The population density is 11/km² (29/sq mi). There are 6,813 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county is 96.58% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,685 households out of which 27.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 28.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.86.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,694, and the median income for a family is $32,710. Males have a median income of $25,017 versus $17,594 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,356. 17.40% of the population and 11.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.80% of those under the age of 18 and 14.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

External links


Coordinates: 37°43′N 93°52′W / 37.72, -93.86

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