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Randolph County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Randolph County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded 1829
Seat Huntsville
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

488 sq mi (1,264 km²)
482 sq mi (1,248 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 1.09%
 - (2000)
 - Density

52/sq mi (20/km²)

Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 24,663. Its county seat is Huntsville6. The county was organized in 1829 and named for John Randolph of Roanoke, congressman and U.S. senator from Virginia.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,263 km² (488 sq mi). 1,249 km² (482 sq mi) of it is land and 14 km² (5 sq mi) of it (1.09%) is water.

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As of the census² of 2000, there were 24,663 people, 9,199 households, and 6,236 families residing in the county. The population density was 20/km² (51/sq mi). There were 10,740 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (22/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.58% White, 7.03% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 24.1% were of German, 21.4% American, 10.9% English and 9.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 9,199 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.70% were married couples living together, 11.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.20% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 107.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,464, and the median income for a family was $39,268. Males had a median income of $26,878 versus $20,366 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,010. About 9.20% of families and 12.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.10% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 39°26′N 92°30′W / 39.43, -92.50

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