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Encyclopedia > Dent County, Missouri

Dent County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 14,927. Its county seat is Salem6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,954 km˛ (755 mi˛). 1,952 km˛ (754 mi˛) of it is land and 3 km˛ (1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.13% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 14,927 people, 5,982 households, and 4,277 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km˛ (20/mi˛). There are 6,994 housing units at an average density of 4/km˛ (9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 97.07% White, 0.40% Black or African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 5,982 households out of which 30.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% are married couples living together, 9.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 25.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.90.


In the county the population is spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 94.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $27,193, and the median income for a family is $33,061. Males have a median income of $26,590 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,463. 17.20% of the population and 12.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.30% of those under the age of 18 and 12.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

Regions of Missouri
Bootheel | St. Francois Mountains | Ozarks | Northern Plains
St. Louis metropolitan area | Kansas City metropolitan area
Largest Cities
Ballwin | Blue Springs | Cape Girardeau | Chesterfield | Columbia | Florissant | Gladstone | Hazelwood | Independence | Jefferson City | Joplin | Kansas City | Kirkwood | Lee's Summit | Liberty | Maryland Heights | Raytown | St. Charles | St. Joseph | St. Louis | St. Peters | Springfield | University City | Wildwood
Counties

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Dent County, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (379 words)
Dent County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,193, and the median income for a family was $33,061.
A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets of Missouri (1050 words)
Dent County was formed from Shannon and Crawford and organized in 1851.
The county is located in the south central part of the state and is bounded by Phelps and Crawford on the north; on the east by Iron and Reynolds; on the south by Shannon and Texas and on the west by Phelps and Texas.
Dent County was organized from parts of Shannon and Crawford February 10, 1851, de-organized December 1, 1855, and reorganized three days later.
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