Callaway County

Callaway County, Missouri

10 E 5th St
Fulton, MO 65251
Phone: (573) 642-0730
Fax: (573) 642-7181

In east-central MO, east of Columbia; organized Nov 25, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Howard, Boone, and Montgomery counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Callaway (1783-1815), grandson of Daniel Boone, killed in a battle with Indians

Area (sq mi):: 847.03 (land 838.84; water 8.19) Population per square mile: 50.70
Population 2005: 42,541 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 24.30% Population 2000: 40,766 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 5.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 34.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,005; median household $39,110; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,685-$21,562
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fulton County seat (11,879)

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