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Maries County, Missouri

 

Maries County, Missouri

Maries County, Missouri
Maries County Courthouse
Map of Missouri highlighting Maries County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded March 2, 1855
Seat Vienna
Largest city Belle
Area
 • Total 530 sq mi (1,373 km2)
 • Land 527 sq mi (1,365 km2)
 • Water 2.9 sq mi (8 km2), 0.6%
Population
 • (2010) 9,176
 • Density 17/sq mi (7/km²)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .org.mariescowww

Maries County is a

  • Digitized 1930 Plat Book of Maries County from University of Missouri Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books

External links

  • History of Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries and Osage counties, Missouri : from the earliest time to the present, including a department devoted to the preservation of sundry personal, business,professional and the private records; besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, etc. etc. (1889) online

Further reading

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder".  

References

See also

Communities

Maries County, Missouri
2008 Democratic primary in Missouri
Hillary Clinton 844 (66.09)
Barack Obama 366 (28.66%)
John Edwards (withdrawn) 48 (3.76%)
Uncommitted 13 (1.02%)
Maries County, Missouri
2008 Republican primary in Missouri
John McCain 343 (29.70%)
Mike Huckabee 415 (35.93%)
Mitt Romney 321 (27.79%)
Ron Paul 59 (5.11%)
  • Former U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-New York) received more votes, a total of 844, than any candidate from either party in Maries County during the 2008 presidential primary.

Missouri Presidential Preference Primary (2008)

Past Presidential Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2008 62.58% 2,853 35.07% 1,599 2.35% 107
2004 63.86% 2,825 35.33% 1,563 0.82% 36
2000 57.50% 2,216 40.32% 1,554 2.18% 84
1996 42.90% 1,560 42.35% 1,540 14.74% 536

Political culture

U.S. House of Representatives – Missouri’s 9th Congressional District – Maries County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer 2,798 83.55
Libertarian Christopher W. Dwyer 551 16.45

All of Maries County is included in Missouri’s 9th Congressional District and is currently represented by Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-St. Elizabeth) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Federal

Missouri Senate - District 16 – Maries County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan W. Brown 1,995 56.40
Democratic Frank A. Barnitz* 1,542 43.60

All of Maries County is a part of Missouri’s 16th District in the Missouri Senate and is currently represented by Dan W. Brown (R-Rolla).

Missouri House of Representatives – District 112 – Maries County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tom Loehner 2,419 68.49
Democratic Mark A. Schaeperkoetter 1,113 31.51

All of Maries County is a part of Missouri’s 112th District in the Missouri House of Representatives and is represented by Tom Loehner (R-Koeltztown).

Past Gubernatorial Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2008 47.49% 2,157 50.77% 2,306 1.94% 79
2004 60.99% 2,688 37.78% 1,665 1.23% 54
2000 49.11% 1,897 47.53% 1,836 3.36% 130
1996 39.62% 1,451 57.66% 2,115 2.62% 96

State

Maries County, Missouri
Elected countywide officials
Assessor Judy (Logan) Honse Democratic
Circuit Clerk Mark Buschmann Democratic
County Clerk Rhonda Brewer Democratic
Collector Jayne Helton Democratic
Commissioner
(Presiding)
Ray Schwartze Republican
Commissioner
(District 1)
Douglas Drewel Republican
Commissioner
(District 2)
Ed Fagre Democratic
Coroner David H. Martin Democratic
Prosecuting Attorney Terry D. Schwartze Democratic
Public Administrator Eugene J. Meyer Democratic
Recorder Mark Buschmann Democratic
Sheriff Harold Chris Heitman Republican
Treasurer Rhonda Slone Democratic

The Democratic Party predominantly controls politics at the local level in Maries County. Democrats hold all but three of the elected positions in the county.

Local

Politics

Private schools

  • Maries County R-I School District – Vienna
    • Vienna Elementary School (PK-06)
    • Vienna High School (07-12)
  • Maries County R-II School District – Belle
    • Belle Elementary School (PK-05)
    • Maries County Middle School (06-08)
    • Belle High School (09-12)

Public schools

Education

The median income for a household in the county was $31,925, and the median income for a family was $39,187. Males had a median income of $28,524 versus $20,705 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,662. About 10.10% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.90 males.

There were 3,519 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.00.

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 8,903 people, 3,519 households, and 2,502 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 4,149 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.43% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Approximately 1.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Demographics

Major highways

Adjacent counties

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 530 square miles (1,400 km2), of which 527 square miles (1,360 km2) is land and 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2) (0.6%) is water.[3]

Geography

  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent counties 1.1
    • Major highways 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Education 3
    • Public schools 3.1
    • Private schools 3.2
  • Politics 4
    • Local 4.1
    • State 4.2
    • Federal 4.3
      • Political culture 4.3.1
    • Missouri Presidential Preference Primary (2008) 4.4
  • Communities 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • Further reading 8
  • External links 9

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