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Clinton County, Missouri

Not to be confused with Clinton, Missouri.
Clinton County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Clinton County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded January 2, 1833
Named for DeWitt Clinton
Seat Plattsburg
Largest city Cameron
Area
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Population
 • (2010) 20,743
 • Density 50/sq mi (19/km²)
Congressional district 6th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.clintoncomo.org
File:Atchison-statue.jpg
Statue of "President for a Day" David Rice Atchison at the Clinton County Courthouse

Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 20,743.[1] Its county seat is Plattsburg.[2] The county was organized January 2, 1833 and named for Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York.[3][4] The county seat of Plattsburg derives it name from a town of a similar name that is the county seat of Clinton County, New York, which was also named for the Governor.

Clinton County is part of the Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of Script error: No such module "convert"., of which Script error: No such module "convert". is land and Script error: No such module "convert". (1.1%) is water.[5]

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.

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As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 18,979 people, 7,152 households, and 5,299 families residing in the county. The population density was 45 people per square mile (18/km²). There were 7,877 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.58% White, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Approximately 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,152 households out of which 34.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% were non-families. 22.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $41,629, and the median income for a family was $48,244. Males had a median income of $36,307 versus $22,991 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,056. About 7.30% of families and 9.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.30% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public schools

Politics

Local

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

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Clinton County, Missouri
Elected countywide officials

State

Past Gubernatorial Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2008 40.51% 4,199 57.00% 5,909 2.49% 258
2004 49.06% 4,663 49.51% 4,705 1.43% 136
2000 46.71% 3,943 51.10% 4,313 2.19% 185
1996 29.96% 2,142 67.87% 4,852 2.17% 155

Clinton County is divided into two legislative districts in the Missouri House of Representatives, both of which are held by Republicans.

  • District 5 – Glen Klippenstein (R-Maysville). Consists of most of the entire county and includes the communities of Cameron, Gower, Holt, Lathrop, Osborne, Plattsburg, Trimble, and Turney.
Missouri House of Representatives - District 5 – Clinton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Glen Klippenstein 3,799 54.44
Democratic Judy Wright 2,938 42.10
Constitution Gary Murray 241 3.45
Missouri House of Representatives - District 7 – Clinton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike Lair 140 54.05
Democratic Dale R. Toms 119 45.95

All of Clinton County is a part of Missouri’s 12th District in the Missouri Senate and is currently represented by Brad Lager (R-Savannah).

Missouri Senate - District 12 – Clinton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Brad Lager 5,720 100.00

Federal

All of Clinton County is included in Missouri’s 6th Congressional District and is currently represented by Sam Graves (R-Tarkio) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. House of Representatives – Missouri’s 6th Congressional District – Clinton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sam Graves 4,852 67.23
Democratic Clint Hylton 2,362 32.73
Past Presidential Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2008 54.61% 5,709 43.48% 4,545 1.91% 200
2004 55.42% 5,287 43.66% 4,165 0.92% 88
2000 50.67% 4,323 46.82% 3,994 2.51% 214
1996 38.80% 2,780 48.08% 3,445 13.11% 940

Missouri Presidential Preference Primary (2008)

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Clinton County, Missouri
2008 Republican primary in Missouri
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Clinton County, Missouri
2008 Democratic primary in Missouri

Cities and towns

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 277. 
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 85. 
  5. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  6. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  7. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  8. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  9. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  10. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

External links

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