Camden County, Missouri


Camden County, Missouri

Infobox U.S. County
county = Camden County
state = Missouri


founded year = 1841
founded date =
seat wl = Camdenton
largest city wl = Osage Beach
area_total_sq_mi = 709
area_total_km2 = 1836
area_land_sq_mi = 655
area_land_km2 = 1697
area_water_sq_mi = 54
area_water_km2 = 139
area percentage = 7.58
census yr = 2000
pop = 37051
density_sq_mi = 57
density_km2 = 22
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web = www.camdenmo.org
named for = Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, Chancellor of England, and leader of the British Whig Party

Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 37,051. Its county seat is CamdentonGR|6. The county was organized in 1841 as Kinderhook County and renamed in 1843, for Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, Chancellor of England, and leader of the Whig Party.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 709 square miles (1,836 km²), of which, 655 square miles (1,697 km²) of it is land and 54 square miles (139 km²) of it (7.58%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Morgan County (north)
*Miller County (northeast)
*Pulaski County (east)
*Laclede County (southeast)
*Dallas County (southwest)
*Hickory County (west)
*Benton County (northwest)

Major highways

*U.S. Route 54
*Route 5
*Route 7

Fire Towers

"Fire Towers Include:"
*Branch Towersite
*Climax Springs Towersite
*Hurricane Deck Towersite

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 37,051 people, 15,779 households, and 11,297 families residing in the county. The population density was 57 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 33,470 housing units at an average density of 51 per square mile (20/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.68% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 15,779 households out of which 23.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.80% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% were non-families. 23.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the county the population was spread out with 20.30% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 31.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 100.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,840, and the median income for a family was $40,695. Males had a median income of $28,020 versus $20,825 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,197. About 8.00% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.00% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References


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