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Encyclopedia > Glades County, Florida
Glades County, Florida
[[Image:|100px|Seal of Glades County, Florida]]
Seal (Detail)
Map of Florida highlighting Glades County
Location in the state of Florida
Formed 23 April 1925
Seat Moore Haven
Area
 - Total
 - Water

2,555 km² (986 mi²)
551 km² (213 mi²) 21.57%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

10,576
3/km² 
Website: www.mygladescounty.com

Glades County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population is 10,576. Its county seat is Moore Haven, Florida6. Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Glades_County_Florida. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Moore Haven is a city located in Glades County, Florida. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Moore Haven is a city located in Glades County, Florida. ... 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. ...

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History

Glades County was created in 1921. It was named for the Florida Everglades. 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... An Anhinga perched on the boardwalk railing The Florida Everglades is a subtropical marshland located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Florida, specifically in parts of Monroe, Collier, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade, and Broward counties. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,555 km² (986 mi²). 2,004 km² (774 mi²) of it is land and 551 km² (213 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 21.57% 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. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,576 people, 3,852 households, and 2,765 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (14/mi²). There are 5,790 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.99% White, 10.53% Black or African American, 4.93% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.63% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. 15.07% 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 3,852 households out of which 25.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% are married couples living together, 8.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% are non-families. 22.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 2.91. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 121.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 125.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,774, and the median income for a family is $34,223. Males have a median income of $29,196 versus $20,987 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,338. 15.20% of the population and 10.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.20% of those under the age of 18 and 11.20% 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 total population. ... 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

Buckhead Ridge is a census-designated place located in Glades County, Florida. ... Moore Haven is a city located in Glades County, Florida. ... Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation in northeast Glades County, Florida. ... In Greek mythology, the Muses (Greek Μουσαι, Mousai) are nine archaic goddesses who embody the right evocation of myth, inspired through remembered and improvised song and traditional music and dances. ...

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Glades County, Florida - definition of Glades County, Florida in Encyclopedia (407 words)
The racial makeup of the county is 76.99% White, 10.53% Black or African American, 4.93% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.63% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,774, and the median income for a family is $34,223.
Glades County, Florida (346 words)
Glades County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
As of the census of 2000, there are 10,576 people, 3,852 households, and 2,765 families residing in the county.
The racial makeup of the county is 76.99% White, 10.53% African American, 4.93% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.63% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races.
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