Maries County is located in central Missouri. The County Seat is Vienna and the largest city is Belle. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mariesco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,013 and the 2010 census population was 9,178. The land area is 526.98 square miles and there are 17.4 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 82.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $116,300, there are 3,749 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,026, the median household income is $42,566, and 16.7% of the persons in Maries County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 717. Retail sales (in $1000) were $46,261, and sales per capita were $5,125.
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