McDonald County

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McDonald County, Missouri

602 Main St
Pineville, MO 64856
Phone: (417) 223-4717
Fax: (417) 223-7519

In southwestern corner of MO, south of Joplin; organized Mar 3, 1849 from Newton County. Name Origin: For Sgt. Alexander McDonald, a soldier in the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 539.70 (land 539.51; water 0.19) Population per square mile: 42.30
Population 2005: 22,844 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 28.00% Population 2000: 21,681 (White 84.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 9.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,175; median household $27,010; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,395-$20,395
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It will sell five farms located in Benton and Washington counties and in McDonald County, Missouri.