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

419 sq mi (1,085 km²)
417 sq mi (1,079 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.56%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14,827
36/sq mi (14/km²)
Founded 1845
Named for Moniteau Creek
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Moniteau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 14,827. Its county seat is California[1]. The county was organized in 1845 and named for Moniteau Creek. 'Moniteau' is a French spelling of Manitou, Algonquian for the Great Spirit.

Moniteau County is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 419 square miles (1,085 km²), of which, 417 square miles (1,079 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (0.56%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 14,827 people, 5,259 households, and 3,728 families residing in the county. The population density was 36 people per square mile (14/km²). There were 5,742 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.75% White, 3.78% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.48% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. 2.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 35.8% were of German, 20.5% American, 8.2% English and 7.0% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 5,259 households out of which 35.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.07.

Moniteau County Courthouse

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 113.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,168, and the median income for a family was $42,487. Males had a median income of $26,807 versus $20,853 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,609. About 7.30% of families and 9.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.10% 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: 38°38′N 92°35′W / 38.63°N 92.58°W / 38.63; -92.58


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Moniteau County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Moniteau County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1845
Seat California
Largest City California
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.56%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14827
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Moniteau Creek

Moniteau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 14,827. Its county seat is California6. The county was organized in 1845 and named for Moniteau Creek. 'Moniteau' is a French spelling of Manitou, Algonquian for the Great Spirit.

Moniteau County is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,085 km² (419 sq mi). 1,079 km² (417 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.56%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 14,827 people, 5,259 households, and 3,728 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (36/sq mi). There were 5,742 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.75% White, 3.78% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.48% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. 2.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 35.8% were of German, 20.5% American, 8.2% English and 7.0% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 5,259 households out of which 35.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 113.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,168, and the median income for a family was $42,487. Males had a median income of $26,807 versus $20,853 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,609. About 7.30% of families and 9.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.10% of those under age 18 and 9.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 38°38′N 92°35′W / 38.63, -92.58

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