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Encyclopedia > Arnold, Missouri

Arnold is a city in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 34,990 at the 2006 census. Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri, and included the mean center of U.S. population in 1980. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area Greater St. ...

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Geography

Arnold is located at 38°25′58″N, 90°22′10″W (38.432753, -90.369393)GR1. Image File history File links MOMap-doton-Arnold. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.0 km² (11.6 mi²). 29.1 km² (11.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (2.85%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


History

Arnold was incorporated in 1972, and is named after George Arnold, a local landowner. Four communities merged with Arnold, and their old names still have some currency: Beck (named after local farmer Emmanual Beck), Flamm City, Maxville (named after Max Stengel, first business owner), and Ten Brook (named after landowner John Ten Brook). 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


The first European settler in Arnold was Jean Baptiste Gamache, who operated a ferry boat across the Meramec River in exchange for 1050 arpents of land granted by the King of Spain. This ferry was on the King's Trace or El Camino Real, (royal road), from St. Louis, Missouri, to Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. This road became known as Telegraph after 1850, after the first telegraph lines in the state were put along it. The Meramec River Looking North from Route 66 State Park Canoers enjoy a float trip on the Meramec below Leasburg The Meramec River is the longest free-flowing waterway in Missouri -- it wanders some 350 kilometers (220 miles) through six Missouri Ozark Highland counties: Dent, Phelps, Crawford, Franklin, Jefferson, and... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Ste. ... For the game, see: 1850 (board game) Year 1850 (MDCCCL) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 19,965 people, 7,550 households, and 5,564 families residing in the city. The population density was 685.2/km² (1,775.0/mi²). There were 7,913 housing units at an average density of 271.6/km² (703.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.91% White, 0.30% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.20% [[Arab (U.S. Census)[Arab]], 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 7,550 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Arnold has as many Asian elephants residing in the city as they did twenty years ago. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.05. Arnold also has the seventh highest population of people living in mobile homes in the state of Missouri at 33.2% of the total population. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $47,188, and the median income for a family was $53,664. Males had a median income of $37,972 versus $27,222 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,378. About 3.0% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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City of Arnold, MO. USA / Home Page (217 words)
Arnold is a thriving and prosperous community located just 20 miles south of St.
As the largest city in Jefferson County with a population of 20,082, Arnold is the southern gateway to St. Louis.
Arnold is located on the I-55 corridor, which provides easy access to interstates I-270 and I-44.
Arnold, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
Arnold is a city located in Jefferson County, Missouri.
Arnold is located at 38°25'58" North, 90°22'10" West (38.432753, -90.369393)
Arnold is also the first city in the state of Missouri to use Red-Light Camera's to enfroce several intersections within the city limits.
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