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Stewart County, Tennessee
Map of Tennessee highlighting Stewart County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the U.S. highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
Seat Dover
Largest city Dover
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

493 sq mi (1,277 km²)
458 sq mi (1,187 km²)
35 sq mi (90 km²), 7.04%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12,370
27/sq mi (10/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Stewart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 12,370. Its county seat is Dover.[1] The county is part of the Clarksville, TN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Stewart County is home to Fort Donelson, the site of a Confederate stand against the Union's push up the Cumberland River during the Civil War.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 493 square miles (1,277 km²), of which, 458 square miles (1,187 km²) of it is land and 35 square miles (90 km²) of it (7.04%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 12,370 people, 4,930 households, and 3,653 families residing in the county. The population density was 27 people per square mile (10/km²). There were 5,977 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.27% White, 1.29% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 1.46% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Stewart County[3]

There were 4,930 households out of which 31.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% were non-families. 23.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,316, and the median income for a family was $38,655. Males had a median income of $31,106 versus $21,985 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,302. About 10.60% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.90% of those under age 18 and 15.60% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

The county is traditionally Democratic and is part of Tennessee's 8th congressional district represented by Blue Dog Democrat John S. Tanner. That stated it is trending Republican in Presidential elections. In 2008 Presidential election John McCain received approximately 53.7% of the vote.[4] This made him the first Republican to carry the county in over 50 years. It was also the first time the Democratic candidate lost the county since the 1968 run by George Wallace.[5]

Media

Radio Stations

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.  
  3. ^ Based on 2000 census data
  4. ^ The New York Times electoral map (Zoom in on Tennessee)
  5. ^ David Leip's Presidential Election Atlas (Election maps for Tennessee)

External links

Coordinates: 36°30′N 87°50′W / 36.50°N 87.84°W / 36.50; -87.84


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Stewart County, Tennessee
Map
File:Map of Tennessee highlighting Stewart County.png
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Dover
Largest City Dover
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 7.04%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12370
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Stewart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 12,370. Its county seat is Dover.6

Stewart County is home to Fort Donelson, the site of a Confederate stand against the Union's push up the Cumberland River during the Civil War.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,277 km² (493 sq mi). 1,187 km² (458 sq mi) of it is land and 90 km² (35 sq mi) of it (7.04%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,370 people, 4,930 households, and 3,653 families residing in the county. The population density was 10/km² (27/sq mi). There were 5,977 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.27% White, 1.29% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 1.46% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Stewart County[1]

There were 4,930 households out of which 31.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% were non-families. 23.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,316, and the median income for a family was $38,655. Males had a median income of $31,106 versus $21,985 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,302. About 10.60% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.90% of those under age 18 and 15.60% of those age 65 or over.

Media

Radio Stations

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 {{subst:#ifexist:census|[[census|]]|[[Wikipedia:census|]]}} data

External links

Coordinates: 36°30′N 87°50′W / 36.50, -87.84

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