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Encyclopedia > Dubois County, Indiana

Dubois County is a county located in the state of Indiana, and was established in 1817. As of 2000, the population is 39,674. In 1830 the county seat was moved from Portersville south to Jasper, Indiana6. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Jasper is a city located in Dubois County, Indiana. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,127 km² (435 mi²). 1,114 km² (430 mi²) of it is land and 13 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.18% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 39,674 people, 14,813 households, and 10,739 families residing in the county. The population density is 36/km² (92/mi²). There are 15,511 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (36/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.54% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.51% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. 2.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


There are 14,813 households out of which 37.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.80% are married couples living together, 7.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.50% are non-families. 23.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.63 and the average family size is 3.13. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $44,169, and the median income for a family is $52,342. Males have a median income of $32,484 versus $23,526 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,225. 5.30% of the population and 2.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.30% of those under the age of 18 and 7.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Regions of Indiana Flag of Indiana
Chicagoland (includes the Chicago suburbs (Indiana) | Michiana | Nine-County Region | Southern Indiana
Largest cities
Anderson | Bloomington | Carmel | Columbus | Elkhart | Evansville | Fishers | Fort Wayne | Gary | Hammond | Indianapolis | Kokomo | Lafayette | Lawrence | Mishawaka | Muncie | New Albany | Richmond | South Bend | Terre Haute
Counties
Adams | Allen | Bartholomew | Benton | Blackford | Boone | Brown | Carroll | Cass | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Crawford | Daviess | Dearborn | Decatur | De Kalb | Delaware | Dubois | Elkhart | Fayette | Floyd | Fountain | Franklin | Fulton | Gibson | Grant | Greene | Hamilton | Hancock | Harrison | Hendricks | Henry | Howard | Huntington | Jackson | Jasper | Jay | Jefferson | Jennings | Johnson | Knox | Kosciusko | Lagrange | Lake | LaPorte | Lawrence | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Martin | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Newton | Noble | Ohio | Orange | Owen | Parke | Perry | Pike | Porter | Posey | Pulaski | Putnam | Randolph | Ripley | Rush | Saint Joseph | Scott | Shelby | Spencer | Starke | Steuben | Sullivan | Switzerland | Tippecanoe | Tipton | Union | Vanderburgh | Vermillion | Vigo | Wabash | Warren | Warrick | Washington | Wayne | Wells | White | Whitley

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Dubois County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (447 words)
Dubois County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana.
It is named for Toussaint Dubois, a Frenchman who fought in the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812.
In 1830 the county seat was moved south to Jasper.
Dubois County, Indiana at AllExperts (453 words)
The racial makeup of the county was 97.54% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.51% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $44,169, and the median income for a family was $52,342.
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