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Montgomery County, Missouri

\nMontgomery County is a county located in the U.S. State of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 12,136. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Its county seat is Montgomery City6.

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 1,399 km² (540 mi²). 1,392 km² (537 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.53% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 12,136 people, 4,775 households, and 3,337 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (23/mi²). There are 5,726 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.97% White, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 4,775 households out of which 31.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 8.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.97. In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.70 males. The median income for a household in the county is $32,772, and the median income for a family is $38,632. Males have a median income of $27,933 versus $19,809 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,092. 11.80% of the population and 8.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.60% are under the age of 18 and 10.60% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Bellflower\n*High Hill\n*Jonesburg\n*McKittrick\n*Middletown\n*Montgomery City\n*New Florence\n*Rhineland\n*Wellsville