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Encyclopedia > Lemay, Missouri

Lemay is a City located in St. Louis County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the City had a total population of 17,215. St. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

Location of Lemay, Missouri

Lemay is located at 38°31'57" North, 90°17'7" West (38.532552, -90.285332)GR1. Image File history File links MOMap-doton-Lemay. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the City has a total area of 11.7 km² (4.5 mi²). 11.3 km² (4.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.19% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 22,975 people, 8,986 households, and 5,390 families residing in the City. The population density is 2,528.0/km² (3,959.0/mi²). There are 7,580 housing units at an average Value at $61,058.79 (1,743.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the City is 51.01% White, 40.70% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.46% from other races, and 3.08% from two or more races. 5.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 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. ... 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. ...


There are 7,186 households out of which 26.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 9.6% are married couples living together, 46.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% are non-families. 34.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 3.99. A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the City the population is spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.0 males.


The median income for a household in the City is $22,559, and the median income for a family is $29,128. Males have a median income of $26,886 versus $17,388 for females. The per capita income for the City is $18,730. 39.4% of the population and 17.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.2% of those under the age of 18 and 21.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. 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. ...


Problems in education

The only residing public school in Lemay is the Hancock Place District. it is reported in the 2004 St.Louis County Public School Investagtion that it is an unclean and over all "bad teaching school". The (SCPSI) published a pamphlet titled A Movement Against "Dropping Out",it included percentages of a drop out rate in south county public school Hancock Place High School issued a 42.7% drop out rate ranking it the worst in St.Louis County besides Bayless School District of 9.4%,The overall Graduation rate is only 47.2%,and 10.1% are G.E.D. Graduates.The School also has a huge problem in fighting, averaging 103.7 fights in a year Ranking it the worst in All of The St.Louis Metro area, besides Vashon's School District(101.7).


Music

Lemay is known for it's Underground Midwest fast flows adopted by Under ground Rapers, Brotha Lynch Hung, The Wet Gremlinz, The Krazy Bosnians, and Sinister X. The Midwest fast flows is created by Twista and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The Lemay Rap scene is filled with references to Marijuana(known as "Kush"), Sexual acts, Gruesome Violence, Gangs, and drug traffecting. Twista (a. ... Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is a U.S. rap group from Cleveland, Ohio known for their quick-tongued rapping style and harmonizing vocals. ... A gang is a group of individuals who share a common identity and, in current usage, engage in illegal activities. ...


Gang Violence

In the Mid 80's many North St.Louis residents moved south to Soulard, and Lemay bringing Gangs with them. Lemay was once an alright place to live Until The Lambert International Buy outs in Kinloch, Missouri taking away more than a 1,000 homes. The yearly C.R.A.S.H report has stated that there 3 Gangs in Lemay The E Mob (Bloods), Garden Blocc Crips, and The G.D. (Gangsta Disciples). As of 2005 there has been 19 gang related deaths. Soulard is a historic neighborhood in St. ... Kinloch is a city located in St. ... A gang is a group of individuals who share a common identity and, in current usage, engage in illegal activities. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The blue bandanas worn by most Crip gangs. ...


Lemay Casino

A Casino project is curently under devolepment and the company Pinnacle has announced that it will spend $265,000,000 almost doubling it's Las Vegas casino's bank credit line to create the a first Casino in South St.Louis County. The project will also feature a Film Theater,many restaurants,and a shopping center. The St.Louis mayor Clarence Harmon was said to be very supportive of the projected,but later denied the reports stating "Your damn right I'm calling them liars I never proposed taking 800 jobs away from Dowtown St.Louis", But many residents are glad of "Project Lemay", saying it will help Lemay's economy. The casino is scheduled to be completed early 2007,and the entire project in early 2008. pinnacle Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk, Ostend, Belgium A pinnacle (from Latin pinnaculum, a little feather, pinna) is an architectural ornament originally forming the cap or crown of a buttress or small turret, but afterwards used on parapets at the corners of towers and in many other situations. ...


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos Coordinates: 38.532552° -90.285332°

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Lemay, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (588 words)
Lemay is known for it's Underground Midwest fast flows adopted by Rap stars,Brotha Lynch Hung, The Wet Gremlinz, The Krazy Bosnians, and Sinister X.The Midwest fast flows is created by Twista and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
The Lemay Rap scene is filled with references to Marijuana(known as "Kush"),Sexual acts,Gruesome Violence,Gangs,and drug traffecting.
Lemay was once an alright place to live Until The Lambert International Buy outs in Kinloch, Missouri taking away more than a 1,000 homes.
Lemay Missouri Resource Guide, City or community of Lemay, Missouri Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ... (203 words)
The population of Lemay is approximately 18,005 (1990).
The distance from Lemay to Washington DC is 753 miles.
Lemay is positioned 38.53 degrees north of the equator and 90.28 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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