Adair County, Missouri


Adair County, Missouri

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




map size = 200
founded = 1841
seat = Kirksville | area_total_sq_mi =569
area_water_sq_mi =2
area percentage = 0.41%
census yr = 2000
pop = 24977
density_km2 =17
web =
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Adair County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 24,977. Its county seat is KirksvilleGR|6. The county was organized in 1841 and named for John Adair, governor of Kentucky. It is a part of the 18th Missouri State Senate district, currently represented by Wes Shoemyer, and the first and second districts of the Missouri House of Representatives, currently represented respectively by Brian Munzlinger and Rebecca McClanahan.

Adair County is part of the Kirksville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 569 square miles (1,475 km²), of which, 567 square miles (1,469 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (0.41%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Putnam County (northwest)
*Schuyler County (north)
*Scotland County (northeast)
*Knox County (east)
*Macon County (south)
*Linn County (southwest)
*Sullivan County (west)

Major highways

*U.S. Route 63
*Route 3
*Route 6
*Route 11
*Route 149

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 24,977 people, 9,669 households, and 5,346 families residing in the county. The population density was 44 people per square mile (17/km²). There were 10,826 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.82% White, 1.20% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 9,669 households out of which 25.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.50% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.70% were non-families. 31.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county the population was spread out with 19.20% under the age of 18, 27.40% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 18.40% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 88.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,677, and the median income for a family was $38,085. Males had a median income of $26,323 versus $21,837 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,484. About 11.90% of families and 23.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.80% of those under age 18 and 12.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities

*Brashear
*Greentop
*Kirksville
*Novinger

Villages

*Gibbs
*Millard

Unincorporated towns

*Yarrow

Townships

Adair County is divided into ten townships:

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References


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  • Liberty Township, Adair County, Missouri — Infobox Settlement official name = Liberty Township settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country… …   Wikipedia

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  • Polk Township, Adair County, Missouri — Infobox Settlement official name = Polk Township settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country… …   Wikipedia

  • Salt River Township, Adair County, Missouri — Infobox Settlement official name = Salt River Township settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country… …   Wikipedia


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