Moniteau County

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Moniteau County, Missouri

200 E Main St
California, MO 65018
Phone: (573) 796-4661
Fax: (573) 796-3082

In central MO, west of Jefferson City; organized Feb 14, 1845 from Cole and Morgan counties, annexed small part of Morgan County in 1881. Name Origin: A French transliteration of an Algonquian word meaning 'God spirit' or 'great spirit.'

Area (sq mi):: 418.85 (land 416.52; water 2.33) Population per square mile: 36.20
Population 2005: 15,084 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 20.60% Population 2000: 14,827 (White 91.40%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,609; median household $37,168; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,702-$21,973
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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