Callaway County is located in east-central Missouri. The County Seat is Fulton and the largest city is Fulton. The Official Web Site is located at http://callawaycounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 44,750 and the 2010 census population was 44,332. The land area is 834.58 square miles and there are 53.1 persons per square mile.
92.3% of the population is White, 4.5% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 86% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $124,500, there are 16,548 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,171, the median household income is $47,964, and 13% of the persons in Callaway County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,811. Retail sales (in $1000) were $331,093, and sales per capita were $7,660. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.2%.
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