Truesdale, Missouri

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Population in 2012: 721 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +81.6%
Males: 384  (53.4%)
Females: 337  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  29.1 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63383.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,792 (it was $28,359 in 2000)
Truesdale:

$24,792
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,732 (it was $10,483 in 2000)

Truesdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,236 (it was $25,800 in 2000)
Truesdale:

$46,236
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,741; Detached houses: $112,705; Mobile homes: $32,222

Median gross rent in 2012: $684.

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Truesdale races chart
  • White alone - 616 (89.8%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (3.5%)
  • Black alone - 16 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Truesdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Truesdale: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.2%), German (21.1%), French (4.1%), United States (3.0%), English (2.4%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1927

Elevation: 863 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 655 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Truesdale,MO real estate house value index trend

Truesdale, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Truesdale:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Truesdale city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.6%
Missouri:  3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,145 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (1.0%)

Truesdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (28.4 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (49.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (277.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Warrenton, MO (0.9 miles ), Innsbrook, MO (2.2 miles ), Wright City, MO (2.4 miles ), Pendleton, MO (2.4 miles) , Foristell, MO (3.0 miles ), Jonesburg, MO (3.2 miles ), Hawk Point, MO (3.3 miles ), Marthasville, MO (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $29,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $68,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.81 N, Longitude: 91.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 636

Truesdale household income distribution Truesdale home values distribution

Crime rates in Truesdale by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 03100
per 100,000 0.0721.2239.20.00.0
Burglaries 51122
per 100,000 1240.7240.4239.2419.3405.7
Thefts 106486
per 100,000 2481.41442.3956.91677.11217.0
Auto thefts 40023
per 100,000 992.60.00.0419.3608.5
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.1) 276.4227.7107.1135.3130.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Truesdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Missouri average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +76 (+23.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

Work and jobs in Truesdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Truesdale, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Truesdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Truesdale city center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Truesdale-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 176.9 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 143.1 miles away from Truesdale 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 174.8 miles away from the city 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 171.0 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 190.2 miles away from Truesdale center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.8 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 Warren County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Truesdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Truesdale:

  • JONESBURG NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JONESBURG, MO)
  • SSM ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER - WENTZVILLE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WENTZVILLE, MO)
  • CROSSROADS REGIONAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WENTZVILLE, MO)
  • FMC - WENTZVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WENTZVILLE, MO)
  • VILLA OF WENTZVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; WENTZVILLE, MO)
  • PARKLANE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WENTZVILLE, MO)
  • TROY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TROY, MO)

Amtrak stations near Truesdale:

  • 18 miles: HERMANN (WHARF & GUTENBURG STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 miles: WASHINGTON (FRONT & ELM STS.) . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Truesdale:

  • St Charles Community College (about 27 miles; Cottleville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,302)
  • East Central College (about 28 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Lindenwood University (about 34 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Webster University (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)

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Warren 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 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.2%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Truesdale compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Truesdale travel time to work - commute Truesdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Truesdale city (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.16%
Here: 45.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents41.4%16.2%15.2%10.8%7.3%
Congregations10.3%17.2%17.2%3.4%17.2%
NameLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents5.3%0.8%0.7%0.7%1.6%
Congregations6.9%6.9%3.4%3.4%13.8%
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: 3
Warren County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

29.9%
Missouri:

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

15.2%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,472
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,764
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,458$17,4969$1,856
Police - Other 0$0 3$923
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$167
Totals for Government 1$1,458$17,49619$6,182

10.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200544,469 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
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 St. Charles County, MO  4.40% ($53,467 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  1.42% ($51,571)
from Lincoln County, MO  0.95% ($27,846)


8.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,154 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
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 St. Charles County, MO  2.84% ($39,598 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.84% ($30,222)
to Lincoln County, MO  0.82% ($35,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Truesdale:

  • KWRE (730 AM; 1 kW; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO. OF MISSOURI)
  • 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.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLPW (1220 AM; 1 kW; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Truesdale:

  • KFAV (99.9 FM; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR B/CASTING COMPANY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSLQ-FM (104.5 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: Y2K, INC.)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLPW-FM (101.7 FM; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KFNS-FM (100.7 FM; TROY, MO; Owner: SIMULCAST, LLC)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KGNV (89.9 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: MISSOURI RIVER CHRISTIAN B/CING, INC)
  • KMCR (103.9 FM; MONTGOMERY CITY, MO; Owner: CHIRILLO ELECTRONICS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Truesdale:

  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0QQL, Licensee ID: L00449223
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023
    Registrant: William G Braddum Sr, 127 Bolm Ln, Truesdale, MO 63383
  • Call Sign: KC0PRW, Licensee ID: L00672190
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 04/17/2023, Certifier: Daniel C Williams
    Registrant: Daniel C Williams, 12 Belair, Truesdale, MO 63383

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