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Richmond is the county seat.
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Richmond is the county seat.

Wayne County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 71,097. The county seat is Richmond6. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1761 KB) Richmond, Indiana from the southwest. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1761 KB) Richmond, Indiana from the southwest. ... Image:Bitchmond-indiana-from-above. ... 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. ... Image:Bitchmond-indiana-from-above. ... 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 1,047 km² (404 mi²). 1,045 km² (404 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.19% water. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 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

Randolph County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Darke County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Jump to: navigation, search Preble County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Liberty from the air, looking west. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 71,097 people, 28,469 households, and 19,301 families residing in the county. The population density is 68/km² (176/mi²). There are 30,468 housing units at an average density of 29/km² (76/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.04% White, 5.10% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 1.37% 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 28,469 households out of which 30.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.80% are married couples living together, 11.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.20% are non-families. 27.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.92. 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 24.20% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 92.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $34,885, and the median income for a family is $42,811. Males have a median income of $32,298 versus $21,901 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,727. 11.40% of the population and 8.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.10% of those under the age of 18 and 8.60% 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. ... 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

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Largest cities
Anderson | Bloomington | Carmel | Columbus | Elkhart | Evansville | Fishers | Fort Wayne | Gary | Hammond | Indianapolis | Kokomo | Lafayette | Lawrence | Mishawaka | Muncie | New Albany | Richmond | South Bend | Terre Haute
Counties
Adams | Allen | Bartholomew | Benton | Blackford | Boone | Brown | Carroll | Cass | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Crawford | Daviess | De Kalb | Dearborn | Decatur | Delaware | Dubois | Elkhart | Fayette | Floyd | Fountain | Franklin | Fulton | Gibson | Grant | Greene | Hamilton | Hancock | Harrison | Hendricks | Henry | Howard | Huntington | Jackson | Jasper | Jay | Jefferson | Jennings | Johnson | Knox | Kosciusko | Lagrange | Lake | LaPorte | Lawrence | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Martin | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Newton | Noble | Ohio | Orange | Owen | Parke | Perry | Pike | Porter | Posey | Pulaski | Putnam | Randolph | Ripley | Rush | Saint Joseph | Scott | Shelby | Spencer | Starke | Steuben | Sullivan | Switzerland | Tippecanoe | Tipton | Union | Vanderburgh | Vermillion | Vigo | Wabash | Warren | Warrick | Washington | Wayne | Wells | White | Whitley

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