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Encyclopedia > Sullivan, Missouri

Sullivan is a city located in Crawford and Franklin County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,351. Crawford County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1990. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

Location of Sullivan, Missouri

Sullivan is located at 38°12'34" North, 91°9'53" West (38.209562, -91.164656)1. Image File history File links MOMap-doton-Sullivan. ... 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.9 km² (7.7 mi²). None of the area is covered with 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 (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,351 people, 2,585 households, and 1,682 families residing in the city. The population density is 319.7/km² (828.4/mi²). There are 2,775 housing units at an average density of 139.7/km² (362.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.38% White, 0.20% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. 1.20% 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. ...


There are 2,585 households out of which 31.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% are non-families. 29.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.97. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $30,046, and the median income for a family is $36,260. Males have a median income of $29,817 versus $20,385 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,518. 11.0% of the population and 6.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.7% of those under the age of 18 and 9.8% 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. ...


The summer home of Civil War-era general William Selby Harney is located in the Crawford County portion of Sullivan. A private group is seeking is attempting to refurbish the building, known locally as "The Harney Mansion."


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A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets of Missouri (1039 words)
Sullivan County, a county in the northern part of the State, bounded on the north by Putnam County, east by Putnam and Adair, south by Linn, and west by Mercer and Grundy Counties...
The first post-office in Sullivan County was called Pharsalia, and was a short distance from the present town of Milan.
When Howard County was organized January 13, 1816, it included all that part of Missouri Territory north of the Osage River and west of Cedar Creek, and the dividing ridge between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.
Sullivan County, Missouri Court House History (622 words)
Sullivan County, first known as Highland County, had its boundaries defined in 1843; county organization became official in 1845.
The courthouse square of Sullivan County originally was the site of a curious V-shaped mound, pointing to the northwest, elevated about 15 feet at the highest point.
Sullivan County existed without a courthouse on the square of the County seat for 30 years until the federal government made financial assistance available.
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