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

651 sq mi (1,687 km²)
651 sq mi (1,686 km²)
0 sq mi (1 km²), 0.07%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7,219
11/sq mi (4/km²)
Founded 1843
Named for American Revolutionary War general John Sullivan
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 7,219. Its county seat is Milan[1]. The county was organized in 1843 and named after the American Revolutionary War general John Sullivan.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 651 square miles (1,687 km²), of which, 651 square miles (1,686 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.07%) is water.

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Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,219 people, 2,925 households, and 1,959 families residing in the county. The population density was 11 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,364 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.96% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.55% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 8.78% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,925 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% were married couples living together, 9.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.00% were non-families. 29.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,107, and the median income for a family was $33,590. Males had a median income of $23,245 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,392. About 11.00% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.60% of those under age 18 and 20.90% 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: 40°13′N 93°07′W / 40.21°N 93.11°W / 40.21; -93.11


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Sullivan County, Missouri
Map
File:Map of Missouri highlighting Sullivan County.png
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1843
Seat Milan
Largest City Milan
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.07%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7219
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: American Revolutionary War general John Sullivan

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 7,219. Its county seat is Milan6. The county was organized in 1843 and named after the American Revolutionary War general John Sullivan.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,687 km² (651 sq mi). 1,686 km² (651 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.07%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,219 people, 2,925 households, and 1,959 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (11/sq mi). There were 3,364 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 94.96% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.55% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 8.78% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,925 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% were married couples living together, 9.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.00% were non-families. 29.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,107, and the median income for a family was $33,590. Males had a median income of $23,245 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,392. About 11.00% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.60% of those under age 18 and 20.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 40°13′N 93°07′W / 40.21, -93.11

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