Pemiscot County

Pemiscot County, Missouri

610 Ward Ave
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Phone: (573) 333-4203
Fax: (573) 333-0440

On southeastern tip of MO, south of Cape Girardeau; organized Feb 19, 1851 from New Madrid County. Name Origin: From an Indian name of uncertain origin and meaning 'at the long place,' 'running beside,' and 'liquid mud' have been suggested

Area (sq mi):: 512.41 (land 493.08; water 19.33) Population per square mile: 39.40
Population 2005: 19,412 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 -8.50% Population 2000: 20,047 (White 71.10%; Black or African American 26.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,968; median household $21,911; Population below poverty level: 30.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,419-$22,228
Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Louis City, Jefferson County, Pemiscot County, and Kansas City will have a great economic impact on the regions where these ports are located and the pay back to the State of Missouri will be ongoing for years to come.
The headpots of northeast Arkansas and southern Pemiscot County, Missouri.
A cotton study was conducted at the University of Missouri-Delta Center Lee Farm (36[degrees]N, 89[degrees]W) in Pemiscot County, Missouri in 1999 and 2000.
At the time, Pemiscot County was still using paper ballots.
Board member of the (now defunct) Pemiscot County Chamber.
Supplementing this is the Bootheel Beacon, a total-market-coverage product going to 8,765 non-subscribers in Pemiscot County.
A Mississippi River port in the southeastern "bootheel" of Missouri, Caruthersville and Pemiscot County in 1950 boasted a total population of 47,000.
11 Bridge Rehabilitations, Route 55 Pemiscot County.
A TM Band 4 image delineating sandy areas was combined with the Pemiscot County Soil Survey and field data to create a sand blow distribution map.