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Jennings County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 27,554. The county seat is Vernon6. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Map_of_Indiana_highlighting_Jennings_County. ... Jump to: navigation, search Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Jump to: navigation, search A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Senators Richard Lugar (R) Evan Bayh (D) Official language(s) English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Vernon is a town located in Jennings 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. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 980 km² (378 mi²). 977 km² (377 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.30% water. It is a very rural county, with majority of the county consisting of personal farms and woodlands. There are only two towns of any size in this county, Vernon, the county seat, and North Vernon. Both are quite small and underdeveloped by urban standards; many locals prefer to do their shopping in neighboring counties which offer such amenities as a "super Wal-Mart". The county is conveniently located in the center of an imaginary triangle consisting of Indianapolis, IN, Cincinnati,OH, and Louisville, KY and requires only 1 1/4 hour drive time to any of these urban centers. 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent counties

Decatur County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Ripley County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Location in the state of Indiana Formed 1821 Seat Columbus Area  - Total  - Water 1,060 km² (409 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 27,554 people, 10,134 households, and 7,600 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km² (73/mi²). There are 11,469 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (30/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.45% White, 0.75% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 10,134 households out of which 36.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.70% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% are non-families. 20.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.07. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $39,402, and the median income for a family is $42,519. Males have a median income of $30,377 versus $21,023 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,059. 9.20% of the population and 6.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.00% of those under the age of 18 and 11.80% 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Jennings county is very christian-oriented, with no other religions represented by structures or congregations. There are, however, people of other faiths who live quietly in the community.


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Jennings County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (489 words)
Jennings County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $39,402, and the median income for a family was $42,519.
Indiana - South Central Region City County Profiles (617 words)
Floyd County is a diverse area of Indiana that is home to Indiana University Southeast's beautiful campus -- one of the fastest growing campuses in the IU system.
The Madison-Jefferson County area of the South Central region is the scenic home to Historic Madison which is predominantly known for having one of the finest collections of historic 19th century architecture in the Midwest.
From golf courses and Scott County's state park and reservoir consisting of 2,178.16 acres with a 741-acre lake -- to this area's vibrant business environment that offers a considerable number of sites that are ideal for either commercial or industrial use -- the Scott County area is one of tremendous growth and prosperity.
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