Knox County, Missouri


Knox County, Missouri

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


map size = 225
founded = 1745
seat = Edina
area_total_sq_mi =507
area_land_sq_mi =506
area_water_sq_mi =1
area percentage = 0.21%
census yr = 2000
pop = 4361
density_km2 =3
web = |

Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the population is 4,361. Its county seat is EdinaGR|6. The county was organized in 1845 and named for Secretary of War, Gen. Henry Knox.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 507 square miles (1,313 km²), of which, 506 square miles (1,310 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (3 km²) of it is water. The total area is 0.21% water.

Adjacent counties

*Scotland County (north)
*Clark County (northeast)
*Lewis County (east)
*Shelby County (south)
*Macon County (southwest)
*Adair County (west)

Major highways

*Route 6
*Route 11
*Route 15
*Route 151
*Route 156

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there are 4,361 people in the county, organized into 1,791 households and 1,217 families. The population density is 9 people per square mile (3/km²). There are 2,317 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.51% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.09% Asian, 0.02% Native American, 0.16% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,791 households out of which 27.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 6.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% are non-families. 29.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.93.

24.90% of the county's population is under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,124, and the median income for a family is $31,741. Males have a median income of $22,636 versus $18,902 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,075. 18.00% of the population and 12.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.10% of those under the age of 18 and 16.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

The TFR for Knox County in 2004 was relatively high at 2.64, despite the population being 98% white. [http://www.dhss.mo.gov/FOCUS/FOCUS_July04.pdf]

Cities, towns, communities

References


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