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Encyclopedia > Creve Coeur, Missouri

Creve Coeur, derived from French for "broken heart" (Crève Cœur), is an affluent suburb in western St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 16,500 at the 2000 census. Creve Coeur borders and shares a zip code with the neighboring City of Town and Country. St. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ...

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Geography

Location of Creve Coeur, Missouri

Creve Coeur is located at 38°40′2″N, 90°26′33″W (38.667352, -90.442600)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias MO county maps by Catbar. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.2 km² (10.1 mi²), all land. 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 16,500 people, 6,988 households, and 4,465 families residing in the city. The population density was 628.9/km² (1,628.9/mi²). There were 7,496 housing units at an average density of 285.7/km² (740.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.79% White, 3.45% African American, 0.21% Native American, 6.02% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.55% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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 6,988 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.89. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $75,032, and the median income for a family was $99,100. Males had a median income of $65,106 versus $39,102 for females. The per capita income for the city was $47,905. About 1.4% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 2.7% 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. ...


Creve Coeur Airport

Creve Coeur Airport (1H0) is formerly known as The Dauster Flying Field. The Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum (HARM) houses a collection of around 60 antique or restored light aircraft. Many were built between the World Wars and most are maintained in a fully airworthy condition. In addition to the museum, the private hangar owners proudly maintain a wide variety of special airplanes, including everything from Waco's to Warbirds. The airport also holds the annual Waco Owners Association Fly-in. The airport is just outside the city limits of Creve Coeur, Missouri. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or...


Education

The western half of Creve Coeur is part of the public Parkway School District and is home to Parkway North High School, Fern Ridge High School, Parkway Northeast Middle School, Mason Ridge Elementary School (within the shared Creve Coeur zip code in the City of Town and Country), and Bellerive Elementary School. The eastern half is served by the Ladue School District with Spoede Elementary School within its city limits. Private schools include Saint Louis Priory School, De Smet Jesuit High School, Chaminade College Preparatory School, Whitfield School and Westminster Christian Academy. Parkway School District is in St. ... The scoreboard overlooking the football field to the southwest of the main building This banner in a parking lot facing Fee Fee Road represents the colors of the school The courtyard facing Fee Fee Road Parkway North High School is a secondary school in the Parkway School District located in... Fern Ridge High School is a non-traditional high school in Creve Coeur, St. ... Bellerive Elementary School is an elementary school located in Creve Coeur, Missouri. ... The Ladue School District is a public school district in Ladue, Missouri, with four elementary, one middle, and one high school. ... The Saint Louis Priory School, a Roman Catholic secondary day school for boys, is located in suburban St. ... Address 233 N. New Ballas Road City Creve Coeur, Missouri 63141 Established 1967 Type Private College Prep President Fr. ... Chaminade College Preparatory School is an independent Catholic school for boys in grades six through twelve. ... Westminster Christian Academy is an independent co-educational 7-12 grade secondary school located in St. ...


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history (430 words)
Creve Coeur was one of many unincorporated communities that grew along the road.
When Creve Coeur was incorporated in December 1949, less than one square mile housed a population of 1,900 citizens.
Today, the population of Creve Coeur is 16,759 spanning 11.36 square miles with approximately 7,600 housing units.
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