Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri

Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri

Infobox U.S. County
county = Sainte Genevieve County
state = Missouri

founded year = 1812
founded date =
seat wl = Ste. Genevieve
largest city wl = Ste. Genevieve
area_total_sq_mi = 509
area_total_km2 = 1318
area_land_sq_mi = 502
area_land_km2 = 1301
area_water_sq_mi = 7
area_water_km2 = 17
area percentage = 1.29%
census yr = 2000
pop = 17842
density_sq_mi = 36
density_km2 = 14
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
named for = Saint Genevieve, patroness of Paris, France

Sainte Genevieve County often abbreviated Ste. Genevieve County (French: Ste-Geneviève) is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 17,842. Its county seat is Ste. GenevieveGR|6. The county was organized in 1812 and named for the Spanish district once located in the region, after Saint Genevieve, patroness of Paris, France.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 509 square miles (1,318 km²), of which, 502 square miles (1,301 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (17 km²) of it (1.29%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Jefferson County (northwest)
*Monroe County, Illinois (northeast)
*Randolph County, Illinois (east)
*Perry County (southeast)
*St. Francois County (southwest)

Major highways

*Interstate 55
*U.S. Route 61
*Route 32


As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 17,842 people, 6,586 households, and 4,926 families residing in the county. The population density was 36 people per square mile (14/km²). There were 8,018 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.03% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,586 households out of which 35.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.60% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.20% were non-families. 21.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $39,200, and the median income for a family was $44,484. Males had a median income of $33,609 versus $18,875 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,283. About 6.00% of families and 8.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.30% of those under age 18 and 7.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


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