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

621 sq mi (1,610 km²)
620 sq mi (1,607 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.18%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

13,754
22/sq mi (9/km²)
Founded 1837
Named for Lewis F. Linn, U.S. senator from Missouri
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Linn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 13,754. Its county seat is Linneus[1]. The county was organized in 1837 and named for Lewis F. Linn, U.S. senator from Missouri.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 621 square miles (1,610 km²), of which, 620 square miles (1,607 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (3 km²) of it (0.18%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 13,754 people, 5,697 households, and 3,760 families residing in the county. The population density was 22 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 6,554 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.98% White, 0.60% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,697 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.60% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 30.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 20.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,242, and the median income for a family was $36,134. Males had a median income of $25,635 versus $18,820 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,378. About 11.30% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.20% of those under age 18 and 14.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

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°52′N 93°07′W / 39.87°N 93.11°W / 39.87; -93.11


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Linn County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Linn County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1837
Seat Linneus
Largest City Brookfield
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.18%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

13754
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Lewis F. Linn, U.S. senator from Missouri

Linn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 13,754. Its county seat is Linneus6. The county was organized in 1837 and named for Lewis F. Linn, U.S. senator from Missouri.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,610 km² (621 sq mi). 1,607 km² (620 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.18%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 13,754 people, 5,697 households, and 3,760 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (22/sq mi). There were 6,554 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.98% White, 0.60% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,697 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.60% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 30.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 20.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,242, and the median income for a family was $36,134. Males had a median income of $25,635 versus $18,820 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,378. About 11.30% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.20% of those under age 18 and 14.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also


Coordinates: 39°52′N 93°07′W / 39.87, -93.11

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