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Laclede County, Missouri

\nLaclede County is a county located in the U.S. State of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 32,513. Its county seat is Lebanon6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,989 km² (768 mi²). 1,984 km² (766 mi²) of it is land and 6 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.28% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 32,513 people, 12,760 households, and 9,187 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (42/mi²). There are 14,320 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.04% White, 0.42% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 12,760 households out of which 33.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% are married couples living together, 9.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% are non-families. 24.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 2.97. In the county the population is spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.90 males. The median income for a household in the county is $29,562, and the median income for a family is $35,962. Males have a median income of $27,011 versus $18,283 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,572. 14.30% of the population and 11.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.50% are under the age of 18 and 15.90% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Conway\n*Lebanon\n*Phillipsburg\n*Twin Bridges