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

538 sq mi (1,395 km²)
535 sq mi (1,384 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.73%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14,558
27/sq mi (11/km²)
Founded January 6, 1837
Named for Secretary of State Edward Livingston
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.livingstoncountymo.com

Livingston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. In 2000, the population was 14,558. Its county seat is Chillicothe[1].

The county was organized on January 6, 1837, from part of Carroll County, Missouri[2] and is named for Secretary of State Edward Livingston.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 538 square miles (1,395 km²), of which 535 square miles (1,384 km²) is land and 4 square miles (10 km²) (0.73%) is water.

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Demographics

At the 2000 census[3], there were 14,558 people, 5,736 households and 3,797 families residing in the county. The population density was 27 per square mile (11/km²). There were 6,467 housing units at an average density of 12 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.91% White, 2.33% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,736 households of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.80% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

Age distribution was 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.50 males.

The median household income was $32,290, and the median family income was $40,902. Males had a median income of $29,782 versus $19,249 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,685. About 8.60% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 11.30% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ Missouri Secretary of State, Missouri History: What are the Origins of Missouri Counties?
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 39°47′N 93°33′W / 39.78°N 93.55°W / 39.78; -93.55


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Livingston County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Livingston County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded January 6, 1837
Seat Chillicothe
Largest City Chillicothe
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.73%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14558
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Secretary of State Edward Livingston

Livingston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 14,558. Its county seat is Chillicothe6. The county was named for Secretary of State Edward Livingston.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,395 km² (538 sq mi). 1,384 km² (535 sq mi) of it is land and 10 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.73%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 14,558 people, 5,736 households, and 3,797 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (27/sq mi). There were 6,467 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.91% White, 2.33% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,736 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.80% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,290, and the median income for a family was $40,902. Males had a median income of $29,782 versus $19,249 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,685. About 8.60% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 11.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 39°47′N 93°33′W / 39.78, -93.55

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