St. Thomas, Missouri

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St. Thomas, Missouri
City of St. Thomas
St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Saint Thomas
St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Saint Thomas
Location of St. Thomas, Missouri
Location of St. Thomas, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°22′16″N 92°13′6″W / 38.37111°N 92.21833°W / 38.37111; -92.21833Coordinates: 38°22′16″N 92°13′6″W / 38.37111°N 92.21833°W / 38.37111; -92.21833
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyCole
TownshipOsage
Area
 • Total0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Land0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
774 ft (236 m)
Population
 • Total263
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
271
 • Density276.81/sq mi (106.90/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65076
Area code(s)573
FIPS code29-65162[4]
GNIS feature ID0725907[5]

St. Thomas is a city in Cole County, Missouri, United States. The population was 263 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Saint Thomas has been in operation since 1855.[6] The city was named after Thomas the Apostle.[7]

Geography[edit]

St. Thomas is located at 38°22′16″N 92°13′6″W / 38.37111°N 92.21833°W / 38.37111; -92.21833 (38.371163, -92.218221).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880110
1970195
198033772.8%
1990263−22.0%
20002879.1%
2010263−8.4%
2019 (est.)271[3]3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census there were 263 people in 95 households, including 71 families, in the city. The population density was 268.4 inhabitants per square mile (103.6/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 102.0 per square mile (39.4/km2). The racial makup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.4% African American, and 0.4% from two or more races.[2]

Of the 95 households 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.3% were non-families. 25.3% of households were one person and 12.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.34.

The median age was 32.6 years. 31.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.9% were from 25 to 44; 19.4% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 263 people and 95 households. The population density was 222.9 people per square mile (87.7/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 83.3 per square mile (33.3/km2). The racial makup of the town was 99.24% White and 0.38% African American.

Of the 95 households 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 17.6% of households were one person and 12.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.21.

The age distribution was 25.4% under the age of 18, 14.3% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 15.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% 65 or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median household income was $43,571 and the median family income was $44,250. Males had a median income of $26,806 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,134. About 5.9% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Cole County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.