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

426 sq mi (1,103 km²)
424 sq mi (1,099 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.37
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11,597
27/sq mi (11/km²)
Founded 1845
Named for ‘’American Revolutionary War’’ general ‘’Johann de Kalb’’
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

DeKalb County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 11,597. The county was organized in 1845 and is named after the American Revolutionary War general Johann de Kalb. The county along with Buchanan and Andrew counties in Missouri and Doniphan County, Kansas, is included in the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 122,306 in 2006.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 426 square miles (1,103 km²), of which, 424 square miles (1,099 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.37%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 11,597 people, 3,528 households, and 2,473 families residing in the county. The population density was 27 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 3,839 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.09% White, 8.86% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Rim Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,528 households out of which 32.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 9.60% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the county the population was spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 36.30% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 152.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 168.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,654, and the median income for a family was $37,329. Males had a median income of $28,434 versus $20,207 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,687. About 7.20% of families and 10.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.80% of those under age 18 and 75.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 39°54′N 94°24′W / 39.90°N 94.40°W / 39.90; -94.40


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DeKalb County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting DeKalb County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1845
Seat Maysville
Largest City Cameron
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.37
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11597
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: ‘’American Revolutionary War’’ general ‘’Johann de Kalb’’

DeKalb County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 11,597. The county was organized in 1845 and is named after the American Revolutionary War general Johann de Kalb. The county along with Buchanan and Andrew counties in Missouri and Doniphan County is included in the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 122,306 in 2006.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,103 km² (426 sq mi). 1,099 km² (424 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.37%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,597 people, 3,528 households, and 2,473 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (27/sq mi). There were 3,839 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (9/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 89.09% White, 8.86% Negroid or Africano, 0.66% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Rim Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,528 households out of which 32.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 9.60% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the county the population was spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 36.30% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 152.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 168.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,654, and the median income for a family was $37,329. Males had a median income of $28,434 versus $20,207 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,687. About 7.20% of families and 10.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.80% of those under age 18 and 75.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 39°54′N 94°24′W / 39.90, -94.40

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