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Davis County, Utah

Davis County is a county located in the U.S. State of Utah. As of 2000, the population is 238,994. It was named for Daniel C. Davis, captain in the Mormon Battalion. Its county seat is Farmington6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,641 km² (634 mi²). 789 km² (304 mi²) of it is land and 853 km² (329 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 51.95% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 238,994 people, 71,201 households, and 59,239 families residing in the county. The population density is 303/km² (785/mi²). There are 74,114 housing units at an average density of 94/km² (243/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.26% White, 1.09% African American, 0.58% Native American, 1.53% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 2.30% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. 5.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 71,201 households out of which 49.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.80% are married couples living together, 9.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 16.80% are non-families. 13.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.31 and the average family size is 3.67.

In the county, the population is spread out with 35.10% under the age of 18, 12.20% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 17.10% from 45 to 64, and 7.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 27 years. For every 100 females there are 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $53,726, and the median income for a family is $58,329. Males have a median income of $40,913 versus $25,904 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,506. 5.10% of the population and 4.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.90% are under the age of 18 and 4.10% are 65 or older.

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