Ralls County, Missouri

The Ralls County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. In 2010, the County had 10,167 inhabitants and a population density of 8.3 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is New London.


The County is located in northeastern Missouri and is bordered to the east by Illinois, from which it is separated by the Mississippi River. It has an area of 1253 square kilometers, of which 33 square kilometers are water surface. At the Ralls County borders the following Nachbarcountys:


The Ralls County was formed in 1820 from parts of the former Pike County. It was named for Daniel Ralls, a deputy in Missouri.

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Ralls County 10,167 people in 3,771 households. The population density was 8.3 people per square kilometer. In the 3,771 households lived statistically 2.55 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.3 percent white, 1.1 percent African American, 0.1 percent Native American, 0.2 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 1.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.0 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

23.4 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.1 percent were between 18 and 64 and 16.5 percent were 65 years or older. 49.4 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 47,890. The per capita income was $ 21,089. 11.4 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in Ralls County


  • Center
  • Hannibal1
  • Monroe City2
  • New London
  • Perry
  • Vandalia3


  • Rensselaer

Unincorporated communities

  • Cincinnati
  • Greenlawn
  • Hassard
  • Hatch
  • Huntington
  • Hutchison
  • Ilasco
  • Joanna
  • Madisonville
  • Monkey Run
  • Oakwood
  • Ralls
  • Salt River
  • Saverton
  • Shaver Ford
  • Sheil
  • Spalding
  • The Landing

1 - partially in Marion County 2 - partially Marion and Monroe County 3 - partially in Audrain County


The Ralls County is divided into seven townships: