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Dade County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Dade County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of USA MO
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded 1841
Named for Major Francis L. Dade of Virginia, who was killed in the Seminole War in 1835
Seat Greenfield
Largest city Greenfield
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

506 sq mi (1,311 km²)
490 sq mi (1,270 km²)
16 sq mi (41 km²), 3.15
 - (2000)
 - Density

16/sq mi (6/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Dade County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 7,923. Its county seat is Greenfield6. The county was organized in 1841 and is named after Major Francis L. Dade of Virginia, who was killed in the Seminole War in 1835.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,311 km² (506 sq mi). 1,270 km² (490 sq mi) of it is land and 41 km² (16 sq mi) of it (3.15%) is water.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,923 people, 3,202 households, and 2,276 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (16/sq mi). There were 3,758 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.45% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. 0.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,202 households out of which 29.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.30% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,097, and the median income for a family was $33,651. Males had a median income of $26,092 versus $18,464 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,254. About 9.30% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.10% of those under age 18 and 13.10% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 37°26′N 93°51′W / 37.43, -93.85

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