Livingston County, Missouri


Livingston County, Missouri

Infobox U.S. County
county = Livingston County
state = Missouri


founded year = 1837
founded date = January 6
seat wl = Chillicothe
largest city wl = Chillicothe
area_total_sq_mi = 538
area_total_km2 = 1395
area_land_sq_mi = 535
area_land_km2 = 1384
area_water_sq_mi = 4
area_water_km2 = 10
area percentage = 0.73%
census yr = 2000
pop = 14558
density_sq_mi = 27
density_km2 = 11
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web = www.livingstoncountymo.com
named for = Secretary of State Edward Livingston

Livingston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 14,558. Its county seat is ChillicotheGR|6. The county was named for Secretary of State Edward Livingston.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 538 square miles (1,395 km²), of which, 535 square miles (1,384 km²) of it is land and 4 square miles (10 km²) of it (0.73%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Grundy County (north)
*Linn County (east)
*Chariton County (southeast)
*Carroll County (south)
*Caldwell County (southwest)
*Daviess County (northwest)

Major highways

*U.S. Route 36
*U.S. Route 65
*Route 190

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 14,558 people, 5,736 households, and 3,797 families residing in the county. The population density was 27 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 6,467 housing units at an average density of 12 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.91% White, 2.33% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,736 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.80% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,290, and the median income for a family was $40,902. Males had a median income of $29,782 versus $19,249 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,685. About 8.60% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 11.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References


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