Cole County, Missouri: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cole County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Cole County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Seat Jefferson City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

399 sq mi (1,034 km²)
391 sq mi (1,014 km²)
8 sq mi (20 km²), 1.91%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

71,397
74/sq mi (29/km²)
Founded 1820
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.colecounty.org

Cole County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Missouri, to the south of the Missouri River. As of 2000, the population was 71,397. Its county seat is Jefferson City[1]. The county was organized in 1820 and is named after pioneer Capt. Stephen Cole, who came from Virginia in 1807 and died in 1822.

Cole County is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. From Jefferson City east to parts of St. Charles County is one of the state's most important wine-producing areas. With vineyards on both sides of the Missouri River, the area is called the Missouri Rhineland. It includes Augusta and Hermann, two of the earliest designated American Viticultural Areas in the nation.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 399 square miles (1,034 km²), of which, 391 square miles (1,014 km²) of it is land and 8 square miles (20 km²) of it (1.91%) is water.

Advertisements

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

Cole County Courthouse

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 71,397 people, 27,040 households, and 17,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 182 people per square mile (70/km²). There were 28,915 housing units at an average density of 74 per square mile (29/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.06% White, 9.92% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 40.1% were of German, 13.6% American, 7.8% English and 6.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 27,040 households out of which 33.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.70% were non-families. 28.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 32.30% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,924, and the median income for a family was $53,416. Males had a median income of $33,769 versus $25,189 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,739. About 5.80% of families and 8.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.50% of those under age 18 and 7.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities

Towns

Villages

Unincorporated 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.  

External links

Coordinates: 38°31′N 92°17′W / 38.51°N 92.28°W / 38.51; -92.28


Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Familypedia

This article requires significantly more historical detail on the particular phases of this location's historical development. The ideal article for a place will give the reader a feel for what it was like to live at that location at the time their relatives were alive there..
Please help to improve this page yourself if you can..
Cole County, Missouri
File:Cole County mo seal.gif
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Cole County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1820
Seat Jefferson City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.91%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

71397
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.colecounty.org

Cole County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 71,397. Its county seat is Jefferson City6. The county was organized in 1820 and is named after pioneer Capt. Stephen Cole, who came from Virginia in 1807 and died in 1822.

Cole County is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,034 km² (399 sq mi). 1,014 km² (391 sq mi) of it is land and 20 km² (8 sq mi) of it (1.91%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 71,397 people, 27,040 households, and 17,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 70/km² (182/sq mi). There were 28,915 housing units at an average density of 29/km² (74/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 87.06% White, 9.92% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 40.1% were of German, 13.6% American, 7.8% English and 6.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 27,040 households out of which 33.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.70% were non-families. 28.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 32.30% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,924, and the median income for a family was $53,416. Males had a median income of $33,769 versus $25,189 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,739. About 5.80% of families and 8.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.50% of those under age 18 and 7.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links


Coordinates: 38°31′N 92°17′W / 38.51, -92.28

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Cole County, Missouri. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
Facts about Cole County, MissouriRDF feed
County of country United States  +
County of subdivision1 Missouri  +
Short name Cole County  +

This article uses material from the "Cole County, Missouri" article on the Genealogy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message