St. Clair County, Missouri


St. Clair County, Missouri

Infobox U.S. County
county = St. Clair County
state = Missouri


founded year = 1841
founded date =
seat wl = Osceola
largest city wl = Appleton City
area_total_sq_mi = 702
area_total_km2 = 1818
area_land_sq_mi = 677
area_land_km2 = 1753
area_water_sq_mi = 25
area_water_km2 = 65
area percentage = 3.60%
census yr = 2000
pop = 9652
density_sq_mi = 14
density_km2 = 6
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
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 OsceolaGR|6. 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. [cite book |title=President Who? Forgotten Founders |last=Klos |first=Stanley L. |authorlink=Stanley L. Klos |publisher=Evisum, Inc. |location=Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania |pages=pp. 367-422 |chapter=Arthur St. Clair |chapterurl=http://arthurstclair.com/ |year=2004 |id=ISBN 0-9752627-5-0]

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.

Adjacent counties

*Henry County (north)
*Benton County (northeast)
*Hickory County (east)
*Polk County (southeast)
*Cedar County (south)
*Vernon County (southwest)
*Bates County (northwest)

Major highways

*U.S. Route 54
*Route 13
*Route 82

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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

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