Meade County


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Meade County, Kentucky

PO Box 614
Brandenburg, KY 40108
Phone: (270) 422-2152
Fax: (270) 422-2158
www.meadecountyclerk.ky.gov

On the northwestern border of KY, southwest of Louisville; established Dec 17, 1823 from Breckinridge and Hardin counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Meade (?-1813), an officer in the War of 1812 killed at the Frenchtown Battle on the River Raisin, MI

Area (sq mi):: 324.22 (land 308.51; water 15.71) Population per square mile: 92.20
Population 2005: 28,447 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 8.00%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 26,349 (White 91.30%; Black or African American 4.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 32.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,000; median household $36,966; Population below poverty level: 11.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,355-$22,085
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 31.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meade County, Kansas

PO Box 278
Meade, KS 67864
Phone: (620) 873-8700
Fax: (620) 873-8713

On the southern border of KS, southwest of Dodge City; organized Jan 8, 1873 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Gen. George Gordon Meade (1815-72), officer in the Mexican-American War and Civil War; commander of the Union army that defeated Gen. Robert E. Lee (1807-70) at Gettysburg

Area (sq mi):: 979.66 (land 978.42; water 1.24) Population per square mile: 4.70
Population 2005: 4,625 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 4,631 (White 86.80%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 10.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 8.20%). Foreign born: 8.90%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,824; median household $36,761; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,161-$24,041
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meade County, South Dakota

PO Box 939
Sturgis, SD 57785
Phone: (605) 347-4411
Fax: (605) 347-3526
www.meadecounty.org

In west-central SD, north of Rapid City; created Feb 7, 1889 from Lawrence County. Name Origin: For Fort Meade, named for Gen. George Gordon Meade (1815-72), officer in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, Union commander who defeated Gen. Lee at Gettysburg

Area (sq mi):: 3482.46 (land 3470.63; water 11.82) Population per square mile: 7.10
Population 2005: 24,623 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 24,253 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 33.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,680; median household $36,992; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,511-$29,732
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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