Hickory County, Missouri

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Hickory County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 8,940. Its county seat is Hermitage6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,066 km² (412 mi²). 1,032 km² (399 mi²) of it is land and 34 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.18% water.

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 8,940 people, 3,911 households, and 2,737 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (22/mi²). There are 6,184 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.51% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,911 households out of which 22.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% are married couples living together, 6.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% are non-families. 26.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 2.70.

In the county the population is spread out with 19.90% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 19.10% from 25 to 44, 29.70% from 45 to 64, and 26.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 50 years. For every 100 females there are 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,346, and the median income for a family is $28,779. Males have a median income of $22,679 versus $17,610 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,536. 19.70% of the population and 13.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 32.90% of those under the age of 18 and 11.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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