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

833 sq mi (2,158 km²)
830 sq mi (2,151 km²)
3 sq mi (7 km²), 0.31%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

48,258
58/sq mi (22/km²)
Founded 1834
Named for Former Vice President Richard M. Johnson
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 48,258. Its county seat is Warrensburg[1]. The county was formed 13 Dec 1834 from Lafayette County and was named for Vice President Richard M. Johnson.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 833 square miles (2,158 km²), of which, 830 square miles (2,151 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) of it (0.31%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 28,172
1890 28,132 −0.1%
1900 27,843 −1.0%
1910 26,297 −5.6%
1920 24,899 −5.3%
1930 22,413 −10.0%
1940 21,617 −3.6%
1950 20,716 −4.2%
1960 28,981 39.9%
1970 34,172 17.9%
1980 39,059 14.3%
1990 42,514 8.8%
2000 48,258 13.5%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 48,258 people, 17,410 households, and 11,821 families residing in the county. The population density was 58 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 18,886 housing units at an average density of 23 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.12% White, 4.33% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 1.29% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. 2.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 17,410 households out of which 35.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 22.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 20.20% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 17.80% from 45 to 64, and 9.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,391, and the median income for a family was $43,050. Males had a median income of $28,901 versus $21,376 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,037. About 9.50% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.20% of those under age 18 and 10.80% 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: 38°45′N 93°49′W / 38.75°N 93.81°W / 38.75; -93.81


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Johnson County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Johnson County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1834
Seat Warrensburg
Largest City Warrensburg
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.31%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

48258
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Former Vice President Richard M. Johnson

Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 48,258. Its county seat is Warrensburg6. The county was organized in 1834 and named for Vice President Richard M. Johnson.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,158 km² (833 sq mi). 2,151 km² (830 sq mi) of it is land and 7 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.31%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 48,258 people, 17,410 households, and 11,821 families residing in the county. The population density was 22/km² (58/sq mi). There were 18,886 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.12% White, 4.33% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 1.29% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. 2.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 17,410 households out of which 35.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 22.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 20.20% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 17.80% from 45 to 64, and 9.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,391, and the median income for a family was $43,050. Males had a median income of $28,901 versus $21,376 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,037. About 9.50% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.20% of those under age 18 and 10.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 38°45′N 93°49′W / 38.75, -93.81

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