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Encyclopedia > Lincoln County, Missouri
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Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 38,944. Its county seat is Troy6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,659 km˛ (640 mi˛). 1,633 km˛ (630 mi˛) of it is land and 26 km˛ (10 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.55% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 38,944 people, 13,851 households, and 10,554 families residing in the county. The population density is 24/km˛ (62/mi˛). There are 15,511 housing units at an average density of 10/km˛ (25/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 96.13% White, 1.74% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 13,851 households out of which 40.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% are married couples living together, 10.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.80% are non-families. 19.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.77 and the average family size is 3.17.


In the county the population is spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $42,592, and the median income for a family is $47,747. Males have a median income of $35,564 versus $23,270 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,149. 8.30% of the population and 6.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.60% of those under the age of 18 and 9.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Cave
  • Chain of Rocks
  • Elsberry
  • Foley
  • Fountain N' Lakes
  • Hawk Point
  • Moscow Mills
  • Old Monroe
  • Silex
  • Troy
  • Truxton
  • Whiteside
  • Winfield
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Lincoln County, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Missouri.
In the county the population is spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $42,592, and the median income for a family is $47,747.
A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets of Missouri (1894 words)
Lincoln County, Missouri, is located the east central part of the State, and occupies portions of Townships 48, 49, 50 and 51 north, and Ranges 1, 2, and 3 east and west of the fifth principal meridian.
The county of Lincoln was organized in accordance with an act of the Legislature of the Territory of Missouri, passed December 14, 1818, and a subsequent act passed on the 23d day of the same month.
The county seat did not long remain at Alexandria until a majority of the qualified citizens of the county became dissatisfied with its location, being situated as it was on a high ridge of land inaccessible by water.
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