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Dunklin County, Missouri

Courthouse Sq PO Box 188
Kennett, MO 63857
Phone: (573) 888-1374
Fax: (573) 888-2832

On the southern border of MO, southwest of Cape Girardeau; organized Feb 14, 1845 from Stoddard County. Name Origin: For Daniel Dunklin (1790-1844), governor of MO (1833-36) and surveyor-general of MO, IL, and AR

Area (sq mi):: 547.11 (land 545.62; water 1.49) Population per square mile: 59.60
Population 2005: 32,545 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 0.10% Population 2000: 33,155 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 8.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,561; median household $24,878; Population below poverty level: 24.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,444-$22,451
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kennett County seat (11,005)

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