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St. Clair County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting St. Clair County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Seat Osceola
Largest city Appleton City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

702 sq mi (1,818 km²)
677 sq mi (1,753 km²)
25 sq mi (65 km²), 3.60%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

9,652
14/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded 1841
Named for Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

St. Clair County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 9,652. Its county seat is Osceola[1]. The county was organized in 1841 and named for Gen. Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory. St. Clair was also the 9th President of the United States in Congress Assembled. Under his Presidency, the Northwest Ordinance and United States Constitution were passed.[2]=

According to the April 1907 issue of Century Magazine, for well over thirty years, dating from 1870, St. Clair County was in open rebellion against the government of the United States, refusing to pay interest on bonds which it had issued to assist in the building of a railroad, which was never built.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 702 square miles (1,818 km²), of which, 677 square miles (1,753 km²) of it is land and 25 square miles (65 km²) of it (3.60%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 9,652 people, 4,040 households, and 2,791 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 5,205 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.36% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,040 households out of which 26.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.60% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 27.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 27.20% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,321, and the median income for a family was $31,498. Males had a median income of $23,231 versus $18,351 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,025. About 16.20% of families and 19.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.30% of those under age 18 and 17.60% 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. ^ Klos, Stanley L. (2004). "Arthur St. Clair". President Who? Forgotten Founders. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Evisum, Inc.. pp. 367–422. ISBN 0-9752627-5-0. http://arthurstclair.com/.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 38°02′N 93°46′W / 38.04°N 93.77°W / 38.04; -93.77


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St. Clair County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting St. Clair County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1841
Seat Osceola
Largest City Appleton City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.60%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

9652
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory

St. Clair County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 9,652. Its county seat is Osceola6. The county was organized in 1841 and named for Gen. Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,818 km² (702 sq mi). 1,753 km² (677 sq mi) of it is land and 65 km² (25 sq mi) of it (3.60%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 9,652 people, 4,040 households, and 2,791 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (14/sq mi). There were 5,205 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.36% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,040 households out of which 26.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.60% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 27.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 27.20% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,321, and the median income for a family was $31,498. Males had a median income of $23,231 versus $18,351 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,025. About 16.20% of families and 19.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.30% of those under age 18 and 17.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 38°02′N 93°46′W / 38.04, -93.77

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