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

512 sq mi (1,326 km²)
512 sq mi (1,314 km²)
5 sq mi (12 km²), 0.90
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7,416
15/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded 1836
Named for William Clark, leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and later a Governor of Missouri Territory
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 7,416. Its county seat is Kahoka[1]. The county was organized in 1836 and named after William Clark, leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and later a Governor of Missouri Territory.

Clark County is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 512 square miles (1,326 km²), of which, 507 square miles (1,314 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (12 km²) of it (0.90%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,416 people, 2,966 households, and 2,079 families residing in the county. The population density was 15 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,483 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.83% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,966 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,457, and the median income for a family was $36,270. Males had a median income of $27,279 versus $19,917 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,988. About 10.80% of families and 14.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.70% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.

By 2006 the population of Clark County had fallen to 7,305.

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.  

Coordinates: 40°25′N 91°44′W / 40.41°N 91.74°W / 40.41; -91.74


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Clark County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Clark County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1836
Seat Kahoka
Largest City Kahoka
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.90
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7416
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: William Clark, leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and later a Governor of Missouri Territory

Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 7,416. Its county seat is Kahoka6. The county was organized in 1836 and named after William Clark, leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and later a Governor of Missouri Territory.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,326 km² (512 sq mi). 1,314 km² (507 sq mi) of it is land and 12 km² (5 sq mi) of it (0.90%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,416 people, 2,966 households, and 2,079 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (15/sq mi). There were 3,483 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.83% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,966 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,457, and the median income for a family was $36,270. Males had a median income of $27,279 versus $19,917 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,988. About 10.80% of families and 14.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.70% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.

By 2006 the population of Clark County had fallen to 7,305.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 40°25′N 91°44′W / 40.41, -91.74

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