Daviess County is located in northwest Missouri. The County Seat is Gallatin and the largest city is Gallatin. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/daviess-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 8,297 and the 2010 census population was 8,433. The land area is 563.24 square miles and there are 15 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 84.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $104,700, there are 3,151 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,890, the median household income is $42,393, and 14.7% of the persons in Daviess County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 592. Retail sales (in $1000) were $45,292, and sales per capita were $5,630. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.9%.
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