- Dallas County, Missouri
Dallas County, Missouri
Location in the state of Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded 1844 Named for George M. Dallas, U.S. Vice President under James K. Polk Seat Buffalo Area
542.83 sq mi (1,406 km²)
541.54 sq mi (1,403 km²)
1.29 sq mi (3 km²), 0.24
29/sq mi (11/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Dallas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 15,661 (As of 2008 it was 16,844). Its county seat is Buffalo. The county was organized in 1844 and was named for George M. Dallas, U.S. Vice President under James K. Polk.
According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 542.83 square miles (1,405.9 km2), of which 541.54 square miles (1,402.6 km2) (or 99.76%) is land and 1.29 square miles (3.3 km2) (or 0.24%) is water.
- Camden County (north)
- Laclede County (east)
- Webster County (south)
- Greene County (southwest)
- Polk County (west)
- Hickory County (northwest)
As of the census of 2000, there were 15,661 people, 6,030 households, and 4,383 families residing in the county. The population density was 29 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 6,914 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.45% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 0.94% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 3.57% percent reported speaking Pennsylvania German or German at home.
There were 6,030 households out of which 32.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.80% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% were non-families. 23.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,346, and the median income for a family was $33,500. Males had a median income of $26,438 versus $17,569 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,106. About 14.20% of families and 17.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.40% of those under age 18 and 18.50% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
- Roy Meeker - professional baseball player
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Dallas County, Missouri
- ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- ^ "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Digitized 1930 Plat Book of Dallas County from University of Missouri Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books
Hickory County Camden County Polk County Laclede County Dallas County, Missouri Greene County Webster County Municipalities and communities of Dallas County, Missouri Cities Village Townships
Grant | Jackson | Jasper | Lincoln | Miller | North Benton | Sheridan | Sherman | South Benton | Washington | Wilson
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