Johnson County, Missouri

Johnson County, Missouri

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

founded year = 1834
founded date =
seat wl = Warrensburg
largest city wl = Warrensburg
area_total_sq_mi = 833
area_total_km2 = 2158
area_land_sq_mi = 830
area_land_km2 = 2151
area_water_sq_mi = 3
area_water_km2 = 7
area percentage = 0.31%
census yr = 2000
pop = 48258
density_sq_mi = 58
density_km2 = 22
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
named for = Former Vice President Richard M. Johnson

Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 48,258. Its county seat is WarrensburgGR|6. The county was organized in 1834 and named for Vice President Richard M. Johnson.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 833 square miles (2,158 km²), of which, 830 square miles (2,151 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) of it (0.31%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Lafayette County (north)
*Pettis County (east)
*Henry County (south)
*Cass County (west)
*Jackson County (northwest)

Major highways

*U.S. Route 50
*Route 2
*Route 13
*Route 23
*Route 58
*Route 131


As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 48,258 people, 17,410 households, and 11,821 families residing in the county. The population density was 58 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 18,886 housing units at an average density of 23 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.12% White, 4.33% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 1.29% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. 2.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 17,410 households out of which 35.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 22.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 20.20% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 17.80% from 45 to 64, and 9.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,391, and the median income for a family was $43,050. Males had a median income of $28,901 versus $21,376 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,037. About 9.50% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.20% of those under age 18 and 10.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns



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