Laclede County

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Laclede County, Missouri

200 N Adams Ave
Lebanon, MO 65536
Phone: (417) 532-5471
Fax: (417) 588-9288
www.lacledecountymissouri.org

In south-central MO, northeast of Springfield; organized Feb 24, 1849 from Pulaski, Wright, and Camden counties. Name Origin: For Pierre Laclede Liguest (1724-78), French fur trader who established the site of Saint Louis (Dec 1763)

Area (sq mi):: 768.00 (land 765.85; water 2.14) Population per square mile: 45.00
Population 2005: 34,492 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 6.10%; 1990-2000 19.70% Population 2000: 32,513 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,572; median household $29,562; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,410-$21,156
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lebanon County seat (12,865)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    13, 1918, in Laclede County, Mo., to Ellis and Lula Bell Saunders Armstrong.