Holt County, Missouri


Holt County, Missouri

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


founded year = 1841
founded date = February 5
seat wl = Oregon
largest city wl = Mound City
area_total_sq_mi = 469
area_total_km2 = 1215
area_land_sq_mi = 462
area_land_km2 = 1196
area_water_sq_mi = 7
area_water_km2 = 19
area percentage = 1.53
census yr = 2000
pop = 5,351
density_sq_mi = 12
density_km2 = 4
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web = www.nwmorcog.org/profiles/holt/index.htm
named for = David Rice Holt

Holt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county is in the northwest part of the state. As of 2000, the population is 5,351. Its county seat is OregonGR|6. The county was organized in 1841 and is named after the Missouri state legislator Dr. David Rice Holt, who died in 1840.Football Hall of Famer, Roger Wehrli, was born in New Point.

Points of interest

*Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge
*Big Lake State Park on Big Lake
*St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Corning, Missouri)

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 469 square miles (1,215 km²), of which, 462 square miles (1,196 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (1.53%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Atchison County (north)
*Nodaway County (northeast)
*Andrew County (east)
*Doniphan County, Kansas (south)
*Richardson County, Nebraska (west)
*Nemaha County, Nebraska (northwest)5000 square miles of open farmland

Major highways

*Interstate 29
*U.S. Route 59
*U.S. Route 159
*Route 111
*Route 113
*Route 118

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,351 people, 2,237 households, and 1,503 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 2,931 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.47% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,237 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 6.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 29.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 21.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,461, and the median income for a family was $35,685. Males had a median income of $26,966 versus $17,846 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,876. About 10.50% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.90% of those under age 18 and 11.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References


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