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St. Francois County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 65,960 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 55,641 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,675
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,727
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,219
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,579 (it was 5,574 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%

Land area: 449 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Francois County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.4%), Construction (21.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in St. Francois County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 35,113  (53.2%)
Females: 30,847  (46.8%)
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Average household size:
St. Francois County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,349 ($31,199 in 1999)

This county:

$37349
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $355, upper quartile is $612)
This county:

$477
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,800 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
St. Francois:

$89,800
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,000 - $144,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $885
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Institutionalized population: 6,389

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 308
  • Auto thefts: 57
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 144 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2009: 101 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2010: 65 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2014: 57 buildings, average cost: $137,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $835 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $835 (1.0%)

St. Francois County household income distribution in 2009 St. Francois County home values distribution St. Francois County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.4% for Black residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.9% for American Indian residents, 47.5% for other race residents, 39.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
St. Francois County:

19.5%
Missouri:

15.9%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.4% for American Indian residents, 51.2% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Francois County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $485 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Farmington, Park Hills, Desloge, Bonne Terre, Terre du Lac, Bismarck, Leadwood, Doe Run, Iron Mountain Lake, Wortham.

St. Francois 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in St. Francois County: Pleasant Hill Community Hall (A), Oak Grove Communtiy Hall (B), Parks Mill (C), Hermitage Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D), Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Elkton Station 2 (E), Galmey Volunteer Fire Department (F), Urbana Rural Fire Department Station 2 (G), Pittsburg Volunteer Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Francois County include: Saint Bernadette Church (A), Old Baptist Church (B), Fairview Church (C), Olive Point Church (D), Little Niangua Baptist Church (E), Macedonia Church (F), Pomme de Terre Southern Baptist Church (G), Church of Jesus Christ (H), The House of the Lord (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dooley Bend Cemetery (1), Harper Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3), Fisher Cemetery (4), McCracken Cemetery (5), Mount Zion Cemetery (6), Dorman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Number 15 Dam (A), Lake Glenwood in Hidden Valley (B), Pomme de Terre Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Decker Branch (A), Short Branch (B), Cover Branch (C), Gover Branch (D), Lindley Creek (E), Clark Branch (F), Brown Branch (G), Thomas Creek (H), Ingalls Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. Francois County include: Pittsburg Public Use Area (1), Dam Site Public Use Area (2), Outlet Public Use Area (3), Quarry Point Public Use Area (4), Wheatland Public Use Area (5), Nemo Landing Public Use Area (6), Pomme de Terre State Wildlife Management Area (7), Cross Timbers Public Use Area (8), Pittsburg Landing Public Use Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alameda County, California , Albemarle County, Virginia , Garrard County, Kentucky , Solano County, California , Randolph County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,941
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 493 (50% naturalized citizens)

St. Francois County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 144
  • 1990 to 1994: 68
  • 1985 to 1989: 20
  • 1980 to 1984: 26
  • 1975 to 1979: 53
  • 1970 to 1974: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 50
  • 1965 to 1969: 110

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.1%

St. Francois County marital status for males St. Francois County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,859
  • One, attached: 278
  • Two: 516
  • 3 or 4: 975
  • 5 to 9: 577
  • 10 to 19: 535
  • 20 or more: 391
  • Mobile homes: 3,596
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 722

Housing units in St. Francois County with a mortgage: 6,755 (471 second mortgage, 478 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,178

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Francois County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,69796
Mainline Protestant3,15618
Catholic2,9915
Other8536
Orthodox401
None36,622-
St. Francois County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
St. Francois County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
St. Francois County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Francois County:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Francois County:

30.4%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in St. Francois County:

Average size of farms: 175 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,792
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $202.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,783
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,471
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.38%
Corn for grain: 1075 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 373 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1187 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 47 acres

Tornado activity:

St. Francois County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 5600567.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 22 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/12/2006, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 19 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Francois County-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 148.7 miles away from St. Francois County 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 70.7 miles away from the county 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 95.9 miles away from the county 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 157.6 miles away from the county 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 149.1 miles away from St. Francois County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (16%)
  • Pakistan (13%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Francois County (%):

  • United States or American (27%)
  • German (19%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

St. Francois County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,562 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,158 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 87 (0%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0%)
  • Walked: 283 (1%)
  • Other means: 114 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 614 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in St. Francois County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 2,593 people in state prisons
  • 877 people in nursing homes
  • 119 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

People in group quarters in St. Francois County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 5,193 people in state prisons
  • 631 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 200 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 179 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 147 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 115 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 89 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 41 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,703.

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.96% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($22,919 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($7,956 average AGI)
St. Francois County:

1.46%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, MO  1.04% ($36,306 average AGI)
from Washington County, MO  0.71% ($25,530)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.51% ($33,477)
from Madison County, MO  0.43% ($23,267)
from Iron County, MO  0.42% ($22,348)
from Ste. Genevieve County, MO  0.36% ($28,733)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.23% ($30,898)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.63% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($19,259 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($8,809 average AGI)
St. Francois County:

1.65%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, MO  0.82% ($27,555 average AGI)
to Washington County, MO  0.62% ($19,392)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($29,723)
to Madison County, MO  0.43% ($22,656)
to Iron County, MO  0.39% ($24,402)
to Ste. Genevieve County, MO  0.29% ($30,066)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.21% ($29,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in St. Francois County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Francois County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Francois County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Francois County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Francois County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,029 (8,730 aged, 3,299 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,014 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Francois County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1134)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1014)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (898)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (633)
  • Congestive heart failure (345)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (314)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (312)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (291)
  • Unspecified dementia (275)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (207)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12845
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 334.3
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 82189.91

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1250.390
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1133.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.24

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27.02
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.73

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 156.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.6
  • Other - 41.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,707
  • In family households: 48,792 (11,366 male householders, 4,578 female householders)
    11,692 spouses, 16,520 children (14,835 natural, 440 adopted, 1,245 stepchildren), 1,459 grandchildren, 341 brothers or sisters, 345 parents, 486 other relatives, 1,717 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,915 (3,785 male householders (2,913 living alone)), 4,252 female householders (3,679 living alone)), 1,878 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,652 (6,389 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,141 2-persons, 3,834 3-persons, 2,873 4-persons, 1,417 5-persons, 444 6-persons, 235 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,592 1-person, 1,183 2-persons, 160 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

8,624 married couples with children.
3,361 single-parent households (878 men, 2,483 women).

97.1% of residents of St. Francois County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $342,655,000 ($5643 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,794,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $166,076,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $87,310,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $195,000
Federal grants: $74,389,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,468,000 ($158,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,217,000 ($3,937,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,644,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,200,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,565,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,796
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,636
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +107
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,848
Here:

+95 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Francois County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.44 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 148
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,397
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,770
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,298
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,114
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,200
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,103
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,061
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,078
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Francois County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 213
  • 4 rooms: 1,930
  • 5 rooms: 4,799
  • 6 rooms: 3,903
  • 7 rooms: 2,160
  • 8 rooms: 1,174
  • 9+ rooms: 967
  • 1 room: 88
  • 2 rooms: 236
  • 3 rooms: 1,266
  • 4 rooms: 1,911
  • 5 rooms: 1,241
  • 6 rooms: 469
  • 7 rooms: 182
  • 8 rooms: 146
  • 9+ rooms: 35
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Francois County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 418
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,490
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,956
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,959
  • 5+ bedrooms: 394
  • no bedroom: 110
  • 1 bedroom: 1,604
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,565
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,065
  • 4 bedrooms: 217
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Francois County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 580
  • 1 vehicle: 4,261
  • 2 vehicles: 6,859
  • 3 vehicles: 2,574
  • 4 vehicles: 744
  • 5+ vehicles: 201
  • no vehicle: 867
  • 1 vehicle: 3,066
  • 2 vehicles: 1,364
  • 3 vehicles: 219
  • 4 vehicles: 58
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

53% of St. Francois County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Missouri.

St. Francois County:

53.2%
State average:

54.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 45917
  • Northeast: 493
  • Midwest: 3647
  • South: 3386
  • West: 1556

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $52,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Francois County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (45.6%)
  • Utility gas (37.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.7%)
  • Wood (5.7%)
  • Electricity (56.6%)
  • Utility gas (34.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.7%)
  • Wood (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 462
Here:

7.5%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 146
Here:

4.4%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 186
Here:

10.7%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Francois County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,229,000
    Regular Highways: $911,000
    Police Protection: $71,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,157,000
    Regular Highways: $2,527,000
    Financial Administration: $1,426,000
    Central Staff Services: $842,000
    General - Other: $783,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $498,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,221,000
    Police Protection: $272,000
    Central Staff Services: $129,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,656,000

St. Francois County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,660,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $305,000
    Interest Earnings: $179,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,139,000
    Highways: $37,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,319,000
    Property: $4,420,000

St. Francois County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000,000

St. Francois County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,627,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,727,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $311,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,023
  • Number of aged recipients: 70
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,953
  • Number of recipients under 18: 248
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,560
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 215
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 780
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 913
St. Francois County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

St. Francois County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in St. Francois County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John46574.1 years
William45175.0 years
James42871.0 years
Mary41879.0 years
Charles32773.7 years
Robert30170.8 years
George22175.2 years
Helen18277.9 years
Dorothy16476.4 years
Joseph15773.8 years
Most common last names in St. Francois County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21175.1 years
Williams15074.3 years
Johnson13876.6 years
Jones13572.7 years
Miller11775.8 years
White10275.4 years
Moore8872.5 years
Davis7775.4 years
Harris7474.6 years
Marler6573.1 years
Businesses in St. Francois County, MO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Furniture1
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T3Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone2McDonald's3
Blockbuster2Nike2
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Chevrolet2Payless1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza2Ryan's Grill1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In3
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx5Steak 'n Shake1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 82
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill3Taco Bell2
H&R Block3The Room Place1
Hardee's2U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular2
JCPenney1UPS10
Jack In The Box2Vans1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1White Castle1

St. Francois County on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"