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DEKALB COUNTY MISSOURI

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A 200-acre industrial park along with tax increment financing, a new airport and low taxes show Dekalb's push for business growth. The state recognizes its attributes, building two model correctional facilities. Agriculture is the biggest labor segment, followed by large numbers of manufacturing and retail jobs.

Estimated Total Population    11,597
18 and over    9,194
Median age    37.7
Increase from 1990    16.40%
Largest City    Maysville
Estimated population of city    1,212
Total Housing Units    3,839
Median value    $64,800
Total Households    3,528
Family households    2,472
Average household    size 2.5
Average family size    3.04
EDUCATION   
Population Over    25 8,252
High-school graduate    3,399
Some college, no degree    1,772
Associate's degree    306
Bachelor's degree    605
Graduate or professional degree    274
Percent graduated high school    77.00%
Percent with bachelor's or higher    10.70%
EMPLOYMENT STATUS   
Population 16 and over    9,496
In labor force    4,184
Commuting to work    3,980
TOP EMPLOYERS   
Maysville R-1, Western Missouri Correctional Center, Crossroads Correctional Center, Cameraon Mutual Insurance Co., The Village
TOP INDUSTRIES   
Management, professional    1,177
Service    718
Sales and office    879
Construction, extraction, maintenance    510
Production, transportation    706
Median Household Income   $31,654
Median Family Income   $37,329
Land Area (square miles)   424
Persons per square mile)   27.40
County Seat    Maysville
County Government Info   
Presiding Commissioner—Dick Lippold
P.O. Box 248
Maysville, MO 64469
Tel: 816.449.5402
Fax: 816.449.2440
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Missouri Office of the Secretary of State

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