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Encyclopedia > Carroll County, Missouri
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Carroll County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 10,285. Its county seat is Carrollton6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,819 km˛ (702 mi˛). 1,799 km˛ (695 mi˛) of it is land and 20 km˛ (8 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.08% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,285 people, 4,169 households, and 2,880 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km˛ (15/mi˛). There are 4,897 housing units at an average density of 3/km˛ (7/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 96.95% White, 1.72% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 4,169 households out of which 30.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.40% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% are non-families. 27.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.96.


In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,643, and the median income for a family is $36,773. Males have a median income of $26,135 versus $17,468 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,522. 13.70% of the population and 9.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.00% of those under the age of 18 and 12.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Carroll County (2916 words)
In 1816 Howard County was formed out of the western parts of St. Louis and St. Charles districts, and included all the country on both sides of the Missouri River, between the mouth of the Osage River and the mouth of the Kansas River.
The bill forming the new county under this name had already passed its first and second readings; but when it came up for final passage the news of the death of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence was received at Jefferson City.
The first session of the county court of Carroll County was held at the residence of Nathaniel Cary (or Carey), as was provided by the act under which the county was organized...on February 4, 1833.
Carroll County, Missouri - definition of Carroll County, Missouri in Encyclopedia (367 words)
Carroll County is a county located in the state of Missouri.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,643, and the median income for a family is $36,773.
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