St. Thomas, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 270 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 128  (47.7%)
Females: 142  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 65076.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,787 (it was $43,571 in 2000)
St. Thomas:

$51,787
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,225 (it was $18,134 in 2000)

St. Thomas town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,667 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
St. Thomas:

$114,667
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $127,431; Detached houses: $131,453

Median gross rent in 2013: $492.

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  • Races in St. Thomas, MO (2010)

    St. Thomas races chart
    • 26199.2%White alone
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Thomas: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (57.0%), English (10.7%), United States (7.8%), Irish (2.5%), Danish (1.2%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 230 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Thomas, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in St. Thomas:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

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

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,154 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,094 (1.0%)

St. Thomas satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

St. Thomas-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 19% 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 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 234.8 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 168.7 miles away from St. Thomas 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 181.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 216.0 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 236.3 miles away from St. Thomas 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 242.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Thomas topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • HOMEMAKER HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, MO)
  • MO RIVER HHA INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, MO)
  • JEFFERSON CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, MO)
  • SSM HOME CARE AT ST MARY'S HEALTH CENTER (Home Health Center, about 14 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: 2,348)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 38 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 40 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Columbia College (about 42 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • State Fair Community College (about 62 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • East Central College (about 68 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 74 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 39.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
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

St. Thomas compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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 (43%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Thomas town (based on Cole County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,00255
Catholic20,1459
Mainline Protestant7,24715
Other1,62410
Black Protestant8594
None23,113-
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: 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.
State:

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
Cole County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cole County:

28.6%
Missouri:

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

12.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$145
Totals for Government 0$0 1$145

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Callaway County, MO  1.06% ($28,521 average AGI)
from Boone County, MO  0.57% ($31,333)
from Moniteau County, MO  0.32% ($36,645)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Callaway County, MO  0.94% ($28,598 average AGI)
to Boone County, MO  0.68% ($35,437)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.28% ($32,744)

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 persons involved: 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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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