Shannon County

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Shannon County, Missouri

111 N Main St
Eminence, MO 65466
Phone: (573) 226-3414
Fax: (573) 226-5321

In south-central MO, east of Springfield; organized Jan 29, 1841 from Ripley County. Name Origin: For George F. "Peg-leg" Shannon (1785-1836), a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition

Area (sq mi):: 1003.99 (land 1003.83; water 0.15) Population per square mile: 8.30
Population 2005: 8,367 State rank: 98 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 9.30% Population 2000: 8,324 (White 94.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $11,492; median household $20,878; Population below poverty level: 26.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,675-$17,191
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Shannon County, South Dakota

906 N River St
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: (605) 745-5131
Fax: (605) 745-5688

On the southwestern border of SD, southeast of Rapid City; created Jan 11, 1875 (prior to statehood) from territorial county. Unorganized; attached to Fall River County for government purposes. County seat is in Fall River County. Name Origin: For Peter C. Shannon (1821-?), chief justice of the Dakota Territory Supreme Court (1873-82)

Area (sq mi):: 2096.65 (land 2093.88; water 2.77) Population per square mile: 6.50
Population 2005: 13,657 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 25.90% Population 2000: 12,466 (White 4.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 95.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 20.60
Income 2000: per capita $6,286; median household $20,916; Population below poverty level: 52.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,205-$14,106
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.50% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Indian Country Today pointed out that the 1990 census listed Shannon County, which includes much of the Pine Ridge Reservation, as the poorest in the United States.
NEW YORK -- Through the support of GROW South Dakota and the Shannon County School District, a new educational facility for Batesland is under construction.
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Citi Community Capital, the community development lending and investing arm of Citi, in partnership with Dakotas America LLC, the primary recipient of new markets tax credits in the state of South Dakota, recently closed on a combined $24 million New Markets Tax Credit ("NMTC") transaction that will finance the major rehabilitation and expansion of a facility used by the Shannon County School District as a K-8 public school.