For population 25 years and over in St. James:
For population 15 years and over in St. James city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $712 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (76.3 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (86.3 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (337.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rolla, MO (3.0 miles ), Cuba, MO (3.5 miles ), Steelville, MO (3.8 miles ), Doolittle, MO (3.9 miles ), Newburg, MO (4.1 miles ), Leasburg, MO (4.3 miles ), Belle, MO (4.5 miles ), Bland, MO (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 91.62 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 573
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in St. James detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +395 (+11.9%).
Work and jobs in St. James: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in St. James, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
St. James-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/1/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the St. James city center caused $4 million in damages.
On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:St. James-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from St. James center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from St. James center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Phelps County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. James:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.8%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
132 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
215 people in nursing homes in 2000
St. James compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in St. James (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for St. James (based on Phelps County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
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St. James government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,649 average adjusted gross income)
0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,978 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($375 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of St. James fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total average daily traffic: 41,908
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,353
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. James)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in St. James, MO
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Total of 22 patent applications in 2008-2013.