St. Paul, Missouri

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St. Paul, Missouri
City
Location of Saint Paul, Missouri
Location of Saint Paul, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°51′00″N 90°44′12″W / 38.85000°N 90.73667°W / 38.85000; -90.73667
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Charles
Area[1]
 • Total 6.68 sq mi (17.30 km2)
 • Land 6.68 sq mi (17.30 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,829
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,806
 • Density 273.8/sq mi (105.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-65108[4]
GNIS feature ID 0756669[5]
Website http://www.cityofstpaulmissouri.com/

St. Paul is a city in St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,829 at the 2010 census.

St. Paul is a small town in northern St. Charles County and consists its namesake Catholic church, the church picnic grounds, school, several ballfields associated with the church and school, as well as a Knights of Columbus hall. It no longer has the part-time Post Office, the accounting office, real-estate office, and city office in one small building remain however. There is a volunteer fire station for the O'Fallon Fire Protection District. There is also an auto repair shop and the semi-famous Dog Prairie tavern. Local lore states that St. Paul was once named Dog Prairie.

St. Paul neighbors O'Fallon to the southeast, Old Monroe to the northeast, and Josephville, Flint Hill, and Wentzville to the west. St. Paul is above the Mississippi River floodplain and consists of rolling hills that are mainly formed by various water features. It has a mix of residential and agricultural land.

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Geography[edit]

St. Paul is located at 38°51′00″N 90°44′12″W / 38.849951°N 90.736773°W / 38.849951; -90.736773Coordinates: 38°51′00″N 90°44′12″W / 38.849951°N 90.736773°W / 38.849951; -90.736773 (38.849951, -90.736773).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.68 square miles (17.30 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,829 people, 638 households, and 553 families residing in the city. The population density was 273.8 inhabitants per square mile (105.7/km2). There were 656 housing units at an average density of 98.2 per square mile (37.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 638 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.2% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 13.3% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 45.6 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 38.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,634 people, 506 households, and 447 families residing in the city. The population density was 243.1 people per square mile (93.9/km²). There were 517 housing units at an average density of 76.9 per square mile (29.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.96% White, 0.06% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.18% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 506 households out of which 49.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.8% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 8.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.23 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $67,841, and the median income for a family was $68,438. Males had a median income of $50,000 versus $27,768 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,216. About 1.1% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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