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Clark County, Indiana

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Clark County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 96,472. The county's county seat is Jeffersonville, Indiana6. It is named for American Revolutionary War General George Rogers Clark.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 974 km² (376 mi²). 971 km² (375 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.31% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 96,472 people, 38,751 households, and 26,544 families residing in the county. The population density is 99/km² (257/mi²). There are 41,176 housing units at an average density of 42/km² (110/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 90.30% White, 6.63% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. 1.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 38,751 households out of which 31.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% are married couples living together, 12.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $40,111, and the median income for a family is $47,412. Males have a median income of $32,197 versus $24,033 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,936. 8.10% of the population and 6.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.20% of those under the age of 18 and 7.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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