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

469 sq mi (1,215 km²)
462 sq mi (1,196 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²), 1.53
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5,351
12/sq mi (4/km²)
Founded February 5, 1841
Named for David Rice Holt
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.nwmorcog.org/profiles/holt/index.htm

Holt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county is in the northwest part of the state. As of 2000, the population was 5,351. Its county seat is Oregon[1]. The county was organized in 1841 and is named after the Missouri state legislator Dr. David Rice Holt, who died in 1840. Football Hall of Famer Roger Wehrli was born in New Point.

Contents

Points of interest

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 469 square miles (1,215 km²), of which, 462 square miles (1,196 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (1.53%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

5,000 square miles (13,000 km2) of open farmland

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,351 people, 2,237 households, and 1,503 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 2,931 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.47% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,237 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 6.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 29.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 21.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,461, and the median income for a family was $35,685. Males had a median income of $26,966 versus $17,846 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,876. About 10.50% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.90% of those under age 18 and 11.90% of those age 65 or over.

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°05′N 95°13′W / 40.09°N 95.21°W / 40.09; -95.21


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Holt County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Holt County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 5, 1841
Seat Oregon
Largest City Mound City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.53
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5351
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.nwmorcog.org/profiles/holt/index.htm
Named for: David Rice Holt

Holt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county is in the northwest part of the state. As of 2000, the population is 5,351. Its county seat is Oregon6. The county was organized in 1841 and is named after the Missouri state legislator Dr. David Rice Holt, who died in 1840.

Contents

Points of interest

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,215 km² (469 sq mi). 1,196 km² (462 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (1.53%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,351 people, 2,237 households, and 1,503 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (12/sq mi). There were 2,931 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.47% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,237 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 6.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 29.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 21.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,461, and the median income for a family was $35,685. Males had a median income of $26,966 versus $17,846 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,876. About 10.50% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.90% of those under age 18 and 11.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 40°05′N 95°13′W / 40.09, -95.21

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