Ozark County

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Ozark County, Missouri

PO Box 416
Gainesville, MO 65655
Phone: (417) 679-3516
Fax: (417) 679-3209

On the central southern border of MO, southeast of Springfield; organized Jan 29, 1841 from Taney County. Name Origin: For the Ozark Mountains, whose name derives from the anglicized phonetic spelling of French aux arcs or aux Arks 'in the country of the Arkansas Indians.'

Area (sq mi):: 755.07 (land 742.15; water 12.92) Population per square mile: 12.80
Population 2005: 9,490 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 9,542 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,133; median household $25,861; Population below poverty level: 21.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,231-$17,797
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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