- Shannon County, Missouri
Shannon County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 8,324. Its county seatis EminenceGR|6. The county was organized in 1841 and named for George F. "Peg-Leg" Shannon, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Missouri's first coppermine was opened here in 1846, and Missouri's only manganesemine was opened here during World War II.
Mark Twain National Forest(part)
Ozark National Scenic Riverways(part)
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 8,324 people, 3,319 households, and 2,356 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 3/km² (8/mi²). There were 3,862 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.05% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 1.83% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 38.3% were of American, 13.4% Irish, 11.8% German and 9.7% English ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 3,319 households out of which 32.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.00% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.60% 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 2.97.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $20,878, and the median income for a family was $25,379. Males had a median income of $21,917 versus $16,024 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $11,492. About 21.00% of families and 26.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.10% of those under age 18 and 20.20% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
*Salem, Missouri is home to
Schwagstock, an annual festival in the style of Woodstock.
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