St. Mary, Missouri

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Population in 2012: 350 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 166  (47.6%)
Females: 184  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63673.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,777 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
St. Mary:

$30,777
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,780 (it was $16,825 in 2000)

St. Mary city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,499 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
St. Mary:

$75,499
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $82,110; Detached houses: $99,971; Townhouses or other attached units: $119,384; Mobile homes: $27,955

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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St. Mary races chart
  • White alone - 327 (90.8%)
  • Black alone - 16 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in St. Mary detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Mary: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.8%), Irish (14.9%), French (13.6%), United States (11.6%), English (4.2%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 581 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

St. Mary,MO real estate house value index trend

St. Mary, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in St. Mary:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Mary city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Missouri:  3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $940 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $557 (1.6%)

St. Mary satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (54.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (299.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kaskaskia, IL (1.9 miles) , Lithium, MO (2.2 miles) , Ozora, MO (2.2 miles) , Brewer, MO (2.6 miles ), Chester, IL (2.7 miles ), Ste. Genevieve, MO (3.0 miles ), Ellis Grove, IL (3.1 miles ), Perryville, MO (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.88 N, Longitude: 89.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

St. Mary household income distribution St. Mary home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -115 (-23.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in St. Mary: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Mary, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. Mary, Missouri average temperatures St. Mary, Missouri average precipitation St. Mary, Missouri humidity St. Mary, Missouri wind speed St. Mary, Missouri snowfall St. Mary, Missouri sunshine St. Mary, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

St. Mary-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the St. Mary city center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 15.0 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Mary-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% 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 119.0 miles away from the city 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 54.0 miles away from St. Mary 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 91.0 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 129.6 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 118.6 miles away from St. Mary center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
St. Mary topographic map

Birthplace of: Sonny Siebert - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Mary:

  • CHESTER REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • THREE SPRINGS LODGE NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • FMC - RANDOLPH COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CHESTER, IL)
  • STE GENEVIEVE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • ST GENEVIEVE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • RIVERVIEW AT THE PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Mary:

  • Mineral Area College (about 30 miles; Park Hills, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 42 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Jefferson College (about 43 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 45 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 46 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 48 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • McKendree University (about 52 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

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Notable location: Saint Mary Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ste. Genevieve 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 2012 was 80.2. This is about average.

City:

80.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.867. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.867
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.5%
(26.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

St. Mary compared to Missouri state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

St. Mary travel time to work - commute St. Mary mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Mary city (based on Ste. Genevieve County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.69%
Here: 72.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents68.3%25.3%2.4%1.7%2.2%
Congregations31.0%51.7%3.4%3.4%10.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Ste. Genevieve County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ste. Genevieve County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ste. Genevieve County:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ste. Genevieve County:

31.0%
Missouri:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,240$14,8800$0
Sewerage 1$2,172$26,0640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$335
Financial Administration 0$0 3$1,099
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$947
Totals for Government 3$5,183$20,73210$2,381

6.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200535,528 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, MO  1.64% ($39,316 average AGI)
from St. Francois County, MO  0.92% ($25,328)
from Perry County, MO  0.70% ($31,939)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,007 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, MO  1.39% ($32,124 average AGI)
to St. Francois County, MO  0.96% ($29,552)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.76% ($40,113)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Mary:

  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, IL; Owner: HIRSCH COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING CO.)
  • KREI (800 AM; 1 kW; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Mary:

  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KBGM (91.1 FM; PARK HILLS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around St. Mary:

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

St. Mary fatal accident list:

Oct 28, 2010 06:35 PM, Us-61, Lat: 37.88028, Lon: -89.95083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $262,000
Total average daily traffic: 10
Total average daily truck traffic: 2
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 14

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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