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Population in 2012: 267 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 

Males: 121  (45.6%)
Females: 146  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  32.6 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 65076.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,176 (it was $43,571 in 2000)
St. Thomas:

$40,176
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,440

St. Thomas town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,080 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
St. Thomas:

$120,080
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,730; Detached houses: $119,730

Median gross rent in 2012: $467.

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St. Thomas races chart
  • White alone - 261 (99.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Thomas: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (64.2%), English (8.6%), United States (7.8%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in St. Thomas:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Thomas town:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,083 (1.0%)

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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

St. Thomas household income distribution St. Thomas home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near St. Thomas:

  • ST ELIZABETH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINT ELIZABETH, MO)
  • JEFFERSON CITY MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, MO)
  • CENTRAL MISSOURI MEDICAL PARK SURGERY CENTER, LLC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, MO)

Amtrak station near St. Thomas:

  • 15 miles: JEFFERSON CITY (101 JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Lincoln University (about 14 miles; Jefferson City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,172)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 38 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 5,765)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 40 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 26,553)
  • Columbia College (about 41 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 8,442)
  • State Fair Community College (about 62 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • East Central College (about 69 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 74 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 2,714)

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Notable location: Cole County Fire Protection District Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cole County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Thomas, MO

St. Thomas compared to Missouri state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. Thomas travel time to work - commute


St. Thomas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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%
Here75.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents48.4%18.9%6.7%4.6%3.1%
Congregations12.2%25.7%6.8%5.4%5.4%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.7%2.5%2.4%2.1%8.5%
Congregations4.1%4.1%2.7%1.4%32.4%
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: 11
Cole County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cole County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Here:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cole County:

8.3%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cole County:

28.6%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Missouri:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$145
Totals for Government 0$0 1$145


7.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
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 Callaway County, MO  1.06% ($28,290 average AGI)
from Boone County, MO  0.58% ($36,441)
from Miller County, MO  0.44% ($31,260)


7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
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 Callaway County, MO  1.17% ($39,157 average AGI)
to Boone County, MO  0.70% ($32,241)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.32% ($28,416)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Thomas:

  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJPW (1390 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Thomas:

  • KJLU (88.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KBBM (100.1 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KATI (94.3 FM; CALIFORNIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLOZ (92.7 FM; ELDON, MO; Owner: BENNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KJMO (104.1 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KNLN (90.9 FM; VIENNA, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KOQL (106.1 FM; ASHLAND, MO; Owner: MID-MISSOURI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMQ (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K285ER (104.9 FM; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: BD OF GOVERNORS, CENTRAL MO ST. U.)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)
  • KRMS-FM (93.5 FM; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMCV (89.9 FM; HIGH POINT, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLR-FM (99.3 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KFBD-FM (97.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKS (95.1 FM; VERSAILLES, MO; Owner: TWIN LAKES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AO (90.1 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDCTNAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around St. Thomas:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)
  • K11TB (Channel 11; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K32FH (Channel 32; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • K43EU (Channel 43; ST LOUIS, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KOMU-TV (Channel 8; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • K41OI (Channel 41; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

St. Thomas fatal accident list:

Jul 2, 1998 11:00 AM, Sr-B, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,0704$144,673
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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