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Encyclopedia > Jasper County, Missouri
Jasper County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Jasper County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1841
Seat Carthage
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,661 km² (641 mi²)
1,657 km² (640 mi²)
4 km² (2 mi²), 0.25%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

104,686
63/km² 
Website: www.jaspercounty.org

Jasper County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is included in the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the county's population was 104,686. Its county seat is Carthage6. Jasper County is notable as one of the few counties whose largest city, Joplin, is not the county seat. The county was organized in 1841 and named for Sgt. William Jasper, hero of the American Revolutionary War. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_MO.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Missouri ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Carthage is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and 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. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Carthage is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Joplin is a city located in parts of southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of Missouri. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Jasper (c. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries French Monarchy Spanish Empire Dutch Republic Oneida and Tuscarora tribes Polish volunteers Prussian volunteers Kingdom of Great Britain Iroquois Confederacy Hessian mercenaries Loyalists Commanders George Washington Nathanael Greene Gilbert de La Fayette Comte de Rochambeau Bernardo de Gálvez Tadeusz KoÅ›ciuszko Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Sir...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,661 km² (641 mi²). 1,657 km² (640 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.25%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Barton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Dade County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Newton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cherokee County (standard abbreviation: CK) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Crawford County (standard abbreviation: CR) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ...

Major highways

Interstate 44 (abbreviated I-44) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... U.S. Highway 71 is a north-south United States highway. ... Missouri State Highway 37 is a highway in southwest Missouri. ... Route 43 is a highway in western Missouri. ... Route 66 is a fourteen mile long road in southwest Missouri which had previously been U.S. Route 66 for its final six years. ... Route 96 is a state highway running between Interstate 44 at Halltown and Route 171 near Carl Junction. ... Route 171 is a short highway in western Missouri. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 104,686 people, 41,412 households, and 27,953 families residing in the county. The population density was 63/km² (164/mi²). There were 45,571 housing units at an average density of 28/km² (71/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.58% White, 1.48% Black or African American, 1.33% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.62% from other races, and 2.24% from two or more races. 3.45% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 41,412 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.50% were married couples living together, 11.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% were non-families. 27.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 11.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $31,323, and the median income for a family was $37,611. Males had a median income of $28,573 versus $20,386 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,227. About 10.40% of families and 14.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.20% of those under age 18 and 10.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line 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

¹defunct Airport Drive is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Alba is a city in Jasper County, Missouri in the United States. ... Asbury is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Avilla is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Brooklyn Heights is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Carl Junction is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Carterville is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Carthage is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Carytown is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Duenweg (pronounced Dun-e-WÄ€G) is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Duquesne (pronounced DÅ«-KÄ€N) is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Fidelity is a village in Jasper County, Missouri, in the United States. ... Jasper is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. ... Joplin is a city located in parts of southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of Missouri. ... Kendricktown is an unincorporated community in Jasper County, Missouri. ... La Russell is a city located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Maxville, Missouri is a former town on U.S. Highway 66. ... Neck City is a city located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Oakland Park is a former village in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Oronogo is a city located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Purcell is a city located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Reeds is a town located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Sarcoxie is a city located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Waco is a town located in Jasper County, Missouri. ... Webb City is a city located in Jasper County, Missouri. ...



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