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Cole County, Missouri

311 E High St
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 634-9106
Fax: (573) 681-9678

In central MO, south of Columbia; organized Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Cooper county. Name Origin: For Capt. Stephen Cole (?-1822), an Indian fighter

Area (sq mi):: 399.08 (land 391.44; water 7.64) Population per square mile: 185.90
Population 2005: 72,757 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 71,397 (White 86.40%; Black or African American 9.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $20,739; median household $42,924; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,805-$32,120
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jefferson City County seat (38,671)

  • See other counties in .
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