Missouri Pettis County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Pettis County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Pettis County.

1. Bookmobile BOOKMOBILE
219 W. Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone Number: (660) 827-7111 Pettis N/A N/A

2. Library System BOONSLICK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 219 West Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone Number: (660) 827-7111 Pettis 320,941 N/A

3. Library System SEDALIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 311 W. Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone Number: (660) 826-1314 Pettis 119,972 91,000

4. Central Library SEDALIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 311 West Third, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone Number: (660) 826-1314 Pettis N/A N/A

5. Central Library SEDALIA/PETIS COUNTY BRANCH
Street Address: 219 West Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone Number: (660) 827-7323 Pettis N/A N/A

Overview of Pettis County, Missouri

Pettis County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 39,403. Its county seat is Sedalia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,778 km² (686 mi²). 1,774 km² (685 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.22% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Saline County (north)
  • Cooper County (east)
  • Morgan County (southeast)
  • Benton County (south)
  • Henry County (southwest)
  • Johnson County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 39,403 people, 15,568 households, and 10,570 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (58/mi²). There are 16,963 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.06% White, 3.04% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.46% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. 3.88% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,568 households out of which 32.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% are married couples living together, 10.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% are non-families. 27.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,822, and the median income for a family is $38,073. Males have a median income of $29,221 versus $19,554 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,251. 12.80% of the population and 10.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.60% of those under the age of 18 and 10.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Pettis County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Green Ridge
  • Houstonia
  • Hughesville
  • Ionia
  • La Monte
  • Sedalia
  • Smithton
  • Windsor

Map of Pettis County Missouri