Plymouth County (Massachusetts)

Plymouth County (Massachusetts)
Verwaltung
US-Bundesstaat: Massachusetts
Verwaltungssitz: Brockton
Plymouth
Gründung: 1685
Demographie
Einwohner: 492.409  (2005)
Bevölkerungsdichte: 287,6 Einwohner/km²
Geographie
Fläche gesamt: 2.832 km²
Wasserfläche: 1.120 km²
Karte
Karte von Plymouth County innerhalb von Massachusetts

Das Plymouth County[1] ist ein County im Bundesstaat Massachusetts der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Der Verwaltungssitz (County Seat) ist Brockton und Plymouth.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Geographie

Das County hat eine Fläche von 2832 Quadratkilometern, wovon 1120 Quadratkilometer Wasserfläche sind. Es grenzt im Uhrzeigersinn an folgende Countys: Norfolk County, Barnstable County und Bristol County.

Geschichte

Plymouth County war 1685 eines von drei Gründungscountys von Plymouth Colony.

Bevölkerungsentwicklung

1980 1990 2000 2005
404.977 435.276 472.822 492.409

Demographie

Laut der Volkszählung im Jahr 2000 lebten im Plymouth County 472.822 Einwohner in 168.361 Haushalten und 122.398 Familien. Die Bevölkerung setzte sich aus 88,70 Prozent Weißen, 4,56 Prozent Afroamerikanern, 0,92 Prozent Asiaten und 0,21 Prozent amerikanischen Ureinwohnern zusammen. 2,44 Prozent der Bevölkerung waren spanischer oder lateinamerikanischer Abstammung. Das Pro-Kopf-Einkommen betrug 24.789 US-Dollar; 4,9 Prozent der Familien sowie 6,6 Prozent der Bevölkerung lebten unter der Armutsgrenze. [2]

Städte und Gemeinden

  • Abington
  • Bridgewater
  • Brockton
  • Carver
  • Duxbury
  • East Bridgewater
  • Halifax
  • Hanover
  • Hanson
  • Hingham
  • Hull
  • Kingston
  • Lakeville
  • Marion
  • Marshfield
  • Mattapoisett
  • Middleborough
  • Norwell
  • Pembroke
  • Plymouth
  • Plympton
  • Rochester
  • Rockland
  • Scituate
  • Wareham
  • West Bridgewater
  • Whitman

Einzelnachweise

  1. GNIS-ID: 606938. Abgerufen am 22. Februar 2011 (englisch).
  2. Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Datenblatt mit den Ergebnissen der Volkszählung im Jahre 2000 bei factfinder.census.gov.

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