Gasconade County is located in east-central Missouri. The County Seat is Hermann and the largest city is Owensville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/gasconade-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 14,866 and the 2010 census population was 15,221. The land area is 517.80 square miles and there are 29.4 persons per square mile.
97.7% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% 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 15.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $116,000, there are 6,168 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,830, the median household income is $41,392, and 14.8% of the persons in Gasconade County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,844. Retail sales (in $1000) were $146,014, and sales per capita were $9,486.
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