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Adjacent counties Edit
- Christian County (north)
- Douglas County (northeast)
- Ozark County (east)
- Marion County (southeast)
- Boone County (south)
- Carroll County (southwest)
- Stone County (west)
- U.S. Route 65
- U.S. Route 160
- Missouri State Highway 13
- Missouri State Highway 76
- Missouri State Highway 125
As of the census² of 2000, there were 39,703 people, 16,158 households, and 11,052 families residing in the county. The population density was 24/km² (63/mi²). There were 19,688 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (31/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.22% White, 0.35% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 2.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.8% were of German, 18.9% American, 12.4% Irish and 12.3% English ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 16,158 households out of which 27.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.40% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,898, and the median income for a family was $36,757. Males had a median income of $25,431 versus $19,655 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,267. About 9.40% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.60% of those under age 18 and 8.80% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns Edit
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