- Warren County, Missouri
Infobox U.S. County
county = Warren County
state = Missouri
founded year = 1833
founded date =
seat wl = Warrenton
largest city wl = Warrenton
area_total_sq_mi = 438
area_total_km2 = 1134
area_land_sq_mi = 431
area_land_km2 = 1117
area_water_sq_mi = 6
area_water_km2 = 17
area percentage = 1.47%
census yr = 2006
pop = 29685
density_sq_mi = 68.9
density_km2 = 26.6
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
web = www.warrencountymo.org
named for = General
Joseph Warren, who died in the Battle of Bunker Hill
Warren County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof Missouri. Warren County is part of the St. Louis Metro Area and west of the city. As of 2006, the population was 29,685. Its county seatis WarrentonGR|6. The county was organized in 1833 and named for Gen. Joseph Warren, who died in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Because so many wineries are located along Rte. 94, it is called the Missouri "Weinstrasse" from
Marthasvilleinto St. Charles County. This is part of the Missouri Rhineland, with award-winning wineries located on both sides of the Missouri River.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 438
square miles (1,134 km²), of which, 431 square miles (1,117 km²) of it is land and 6 square miles (17 km²) of it (1.47%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 24,525 people, 9,185 households, and 6,888 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 57 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 11,046 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.89% White, 1.94% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 41.4% were of German, 13.8% American, 10.2% Irish and 7.0% English ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 9,185 households out of which 34.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.20% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% were non-families. 20.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.05.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $41,016, and the median income for a family was $46,863. Males had a median income of $36,315 versus $23,443 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $19,690. About 6.40% of families and 8.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.50% of those under age 18 and 10.40% of those age 65 or over.
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