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Encyclopedia > Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri

Ste. Genevieve County (French: Ste-Geneviève) is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 17,842. Its county seat is Ste. Genevieve6. 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. ... Missouri, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning canoe, is a Midwestern state in the United States with Jefferson City as its capital. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Ste. ... 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 1,318 km² (509 mi²). 1,301 km² (502 mi²) of it is land and 17 km² (7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.29% 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. ...


Adjacent counties

Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and included the mean center of U.S. population in 1980. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Randolph County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... St. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 17,842 people, 6,586 households, and 4,926 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (36/mi²). There are 8,018 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.03% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.74% 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 6,586 households out of which 35.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.60% are married couples living together, 7.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.20% are non-families. 21.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.09. 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 26.60% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $39,200, and the median income for a family is $44,484. Males have a median income of $33,609 versus $18,875 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,283. 8.20% of the population and 6.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.30% of those under the age of 18 and 7.90% 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. ...


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Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri - definition of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri in Encyclopedia (356 words)
Genevieve County is a county located in the state of Missouri.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $39,200, and the median income for a family is $44,484.
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