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

511 sq mi (1,323 km²)
505 sq mi (1,308 km²)
6 sq mi (16 km²), 1.15%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,494
21/sq mi (8/km²)
Founded 1833

Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 10,494. Its county seat is Monticello[1]. The county was organized in 1833 and named for explorer and governor of the Louisiana Territory, Meriwether Lewis.

Lewis County is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 511 square miles (1,323 km²), of which, 505 square miles (1,308 km²) of it is land and 6 square miles (15 km²) of it (1.15%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 10,494 people, 3,956 households, and 2,709 families residing in the county. The racial makeup of the county was 95.92% White, 2.53% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.9% were of German, 18.3% American, 11.2% English and 10.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 12.90% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who are 65 years of age or older and 51% of female population. The median age is 36 years.

Median income for a household in the county is $30,651, and the median income for a family was $35,740. Males had a median income of $27,778 versus $19,679 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,746. 16.10% of the population and 10.70% of families were below the poverty line.

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: 40°05′N 91°44′W / 40.09°N 91.73°W / 40.09; -91.73


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Lewis County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Lewis County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1833
Seat Monticello
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.15%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10494

Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 10,494. Its county seat is Monticello6. The county was organized in 1833 and named for explorer and governor of the Louisiana Territory, Meriwether Lewis.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,323 km² (511 sq mi). 1,308 km² (505 sq mi) of it is land and 15 km² (6 sq mi) of it (1.15%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,494 people, 3,956 households, and 2,709 families residing in the county. The racial makeup of the county was 95.92% White, 2.53% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.9% were of German, 18.3% American, 11.2% English and 10.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 12.90% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who are 65 years of age or older and 51% of female population. The median age is 36 years.

Median income for a household in the county is $30,651, and the median income for a family was $35,740. The per capita income for the county was $14,746. 16.10% of the population and 10.70% of families were below the poverty line.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 40°05′N 91°44′W / 40.09, -91.73

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