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

640 sq mi (1,659 km²)
630 sq mi (1,633 km²)
10 sq mi (26 km²), 1.55%
PopulationEst.
 - (2006)
 - Density

50,123
79.6/sq mi (30.7/km²)
Founded December 14, 1818
Named for Benjamin Lincoln, a Major General during the American Revolutionary War.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.rootsweb.com/~molincol/molincoln.htm

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is part of the St. Louis Metro Area. As of 2007, the population was 51,528. Its county seat is Troy[1]. It was named for Major General Benjamin Lincoln who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 640 square miles (1,659 km²), of which, 630 square miles (1,633 km²) of it is land and 10 square miles (26 km²) of it (1.55%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 38,944 people, 13,851 households, and 10,554 families residing in the county. The population density was 62 people per square mile (24/km²). There were 15,511 housing units at an average density of 25 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.13% White, 1.74% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 37.7% were of German, 17.0% American, 10.9% Irish and 7.4% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 13,851 households out of which 40.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.80% were non-families. 19.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the county the population was spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,592, and the median income for a family was $47,747. Males had a median income of $35,564 versus $23,270 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,149. About 6.20% of families and 8.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.60% of those under age 18 and 9.00% 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: 39°04′N 90°58′W / 39.06°N 90.96°W / 39.06; -90.96


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Lincoln County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Lincoln County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded December 14, 1818
Seat Troy
Largest City Troy
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.55%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

50123
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.rootsweb.com/~molincol/molincoln.htm
Named for: Benjamin Lincoln, a Major General during the American Revolutionary War.

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is part of the St. louis Metro Area. As of 2000, the population was 38,944. Its county seat is Troy6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,659 km² (640 sq mi). 1,633 km² (630 sq mi) of it is land and 26 km² (10 sq mi) of it (1.55%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 38,944 people, 13,851 households, and 10,554 families residing in the county. The population density was 24/km² (62/sq mi). There were 15,511 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.13% White, 1.74% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 37.7% were of German, 17.0% American, 10.9% Irish and 7.4% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 13,851 households out of which 40.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.80% were non-families. 19.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the county the population was spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,592, and the median income for a family was $47,747. Males had a median income of $35,564 versus $23,270 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,149. About 6.20% of families and 8.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.60% of those under age 18 and 9.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 39°04′N 90°58′W / 39.06, -90.96

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