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

768 sq mi (1,989 km²)
766 sq mi (1,984 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.28%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32,513
42/sq mi (16/km²)
Founded February 24, 1849
Named for Pierre Laclede, founder of St. Louis, Missouri
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website lacledecountymissouri.org/

Laclede County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 32,513. Its county seat is Lebanon[1]. The county was organized February 24, 1849, and was named after Pierre Laclede, founder of St. Louis, Missouri.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 768 square miles (1,989 km²), of which, 766 square miles (1,984 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (0.28%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 32,513 people, 12,760 households, and 9,187 families residing in the county. The population density was 42 people per square mile (16/km²). There were 14,320 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.04% White, 0.42% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,760 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 9.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,562, and the median income for a family was $35,962. Males had a median income of $27,011 versus $18,283 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,572. About 11.50% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.50% of those under age 18 and 15.90% 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.  

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Coordinates: 37°40′N 92°35′W / 37.66°N 92.59°W / 37.66; -92.59


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Laclede County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Laclede County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 24, 1849
Seat Lebanon
Largest City Lebanon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.28%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32513
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: lacledecountymissouri.org/
Named for: Pierre Laclede, founder of St. Louis

Laclede County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 32,513. Its county seat is Lebanon6. The county was organized February 24 1849, and was named after Pierre Laclede, founder of St. Louis.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,989 km² (768 sq mi). 1,984 km² (766 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.28%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 32,513 people, 12,760 households, and 9,187 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (42/sq mi). There were 14,320 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.04% White, 0.42% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,760 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 9.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,562, and the median income for a family was $35,962. Males had a median income of $27,011 versus $18,283 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,572. About 11.50% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.50% of those under age 18 and 15.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links


Coordinates: 37°40′N 92°35′W / 37.66, -92.59

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