For population 25 years and over in St. Thomas:
For population 15 years and over in St. Thomas town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (40.4 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (108.4 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (339.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Meta, MO (2.2 miles ), St. Elizabeth, MO (2.9 miles ), Wardsville, MO (2.9 miles ), Taos, MO (3.4 miles ), Argyle, MO (3.4 miles) , Westphalia, MO (3.6 miles ), Jefferson City, MO (3.7 miles ), Lohman, MO (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 92.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 573
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+8.7%).
Work and jobs in St. Thomas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in St. Thomas, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
St. Thomas-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the St. Thomas town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/2003, a category F3 tornado 33.1 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 27 people and caused $5 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:St. Thomas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from St. Thomas center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from St. Thomas center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cole County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near St. Thomas:
Amtrak station near St. Thomas:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Thomas:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
St. Thomas compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for St. Thomas town (based on Cole County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,252 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,867 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in St. Thomas:
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TV broadcast stations around St. Thomas:
St. Thomas fatal accident list:
Jul 2, 1998 11:00 AM, Sr-B, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: