Champ, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 13 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.3%
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)
Median resident age:  76.3 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip code: 63043

Estimated median household income in 2016: $93,473 (it was $75,487 in 2000)
Champ:

$93,473
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,315 (it was $18,762 in 2000)

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $258,594; Detached houses: $262,355; Townhouses or other attached units: $264,842; In 2-unit structures: $229,591; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,085; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,807; Mobile homes: $167,574

Median gross rent in 2016: $734.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Champ: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1959

Elevation: 607 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Champ, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Champ:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Champ village:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Champ satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Charles, MO (4.5 miles , pop. 60,321).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (13.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (259.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maryland Heights, MO (1.3 miles ), Bridgeton, MO (1.4 miles ), St. Ann, MO (1.9 miles ), St. Charles, MO (2.1 miles ), Edmundson, MO (2.2 miles ), Breckenridge Hills, MO (2.2 miles ), Woodson Terrace, MO (2.3 miles ), Hazelwood, MO (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 90.45 W

Champ household income distribution Champ home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-25.0%).

Average climate in Champ, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Champ-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Champ village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the village center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Champ-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from Champ center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.6 miles away from Champ center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Champ topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Champ:

  • PARKWOOD SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO)
  • MARK TWAIN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRIDGETON, MO)
  • VNA-TIP HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BRIDGETON, MO)
  • TIP HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BRIDGETON, MO)
  • STONEBRIDGE MARYLAND HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO)
  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO)
  • RENEX DIALYSIS CLINIC OF BRIDGETON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BRIDGETON, MO)

Amtrak stations near Champ:

  • 12 miles: KIRKWOOD (110 W. ARGONNE RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Champ:

  • Lindenwood University (about 5 miles; Saint Charles, MO; Full-time enrollment: 11,117)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 8 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 8 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 9 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • St Charles Community College (about 11 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Webster University (about 13 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)

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St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.274. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0178. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0178
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  50.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.8
Missouri average:

10.9

Champ travel time to work - commute Champ mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Champ village (based on St. Louis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic230,48874
Evangelical Protestant162,614384
Mainline Protestant74,404130
Other37,15687
Black Protestant9,36948
Orthodox2,0427
None482,881-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 176
St. Louis County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
St. Louis County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
St. Louis County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

28.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$0
Totals for Government 0$0 5$0

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis city, MO  1.79% ($33,589 average AGI)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.59% ($40,563)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.45% ($35,695)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($572 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.05%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis city, MO  1.58% ($28,806 average AGI)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.84% ($48,197)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.47% ($39,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Champ:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Champ:

  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCLC (89.1 FM; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: LINDENWOOD COLLEGE)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Champ:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • 312,942Total average daily traffic
  • 39,857Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Champ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MARYLAND HEIGHTS, 13204 Interstate Drive (Lat: 38.749278 Lon: -90.444972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQPS555, Licensee ID: L01462328
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.250 MHz, 851.475 MHz, 851.662 MHz, 851.912 MHz, 851.975 MHz, 852.062 MHz, 852.262 MHz, 852.612 MHz, 853.175 MHz, 852.912 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 08/03/2022, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2013, Certifier: David J BarneyRegistrant: St. Louis County Emergency Communications System Commission, 7900 Forsyth Boulevard, Room B-144, Clayton, MO 63105, Phone: (314) 615-2562, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CHAMP, 2723 Creve Coeur Mill Rd (Lat: 38.741972 Lon: -90.444556), Overall height: 34.1 m, Call Sign: WLT334
    Assigned Frequencies: 18625.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2001Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1850 M Street, Nw, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 463-5295, Fax: (202) 463-5239, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$147,2424$99,02837$137,3242$33,5151$122,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$104,3802$188,4450$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$138,7291$18,9200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$129,9620$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$114,0900$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2151.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$170,4202$141,185
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2151.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Champ compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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