Carter County , Missouri

Carter County: County in Missouri, United States

Carter County locator map
Location of Carter County on Missouri map.

About

Carter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,265 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,991 inhabitants. Its county seat is Van Buren. The county was created 162 years ago in 1859.

Carter County  Missouri  county courthouse - 2013-10-26 image
Carter County Missouri county courthouse - 2013-10-26
Carter County  Missouri  county courthouse - 2013-10-26 image

Geography

Carter County is located at 36°56'29"N 90°57'44"W (36.9412700, -90.9623100). It has 6 neighbors: Ripley County, Butler County, Oregon County, Reynolds County, Shannon County and Wayne County.

Carter County map

The largest city of Carter County is Van Buren with a population of 798. Other cities include, Ellsinore population 426 and Grandin population 231. See all Carter County cities & populated places.

Weather

Carter County forecast: Rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. more

Carter County Quick Facts

Population : 5,991 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Carter County, Carter County, Carter County, Carter County
Area : 1318 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Zimri A. Carter
Capital : Van Buren
Establishment : May 05, 1859
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:18:05 (27th October 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.57% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather

Carter County has 6 neighbours.

  • Van Buren

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carter County decreased by 4.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,265 - census
2011 6,332 1.06% estimation process
2012 6,273 -0.94% estimation process
2013 6,343 1.1% estimation process
2014 6,286 -0.91% estimation process
2015 6,280 -0.1% estimation process
2016 6,210 -1.13% estimation process
2017 6,179 -0.5% estimation process
2018 6,083 -1.58% estimation process
2019 5,982 -1.69% estimation process
2020 5,991 0.15% estimation process

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People born in Carter County (1)

American baseball player Oscar Jones was born in Carter County

Other places with the same name (5)

Carter County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Carter County.

City Name Population Title
Van Buren 798 City in Carter County, Missouri, United States
Ellsinore 426 City in Carter County, Missouri, United States
Grandin 231 City in Carter County, Missouri, United States

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