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Encyclopedia > St. George, Missouri
St. George, Missouri
Location of St. George, Missouri
Location of St. George, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°32′10″N 90°18′44″W / 38.53611, -90.31222
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 - Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km²)
 - Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,288
 - Density 6,949.0/sq mi (2,683.0/km²)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-64370[1]
GNIS feature ID 0756637[2]

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Geography

St. George is located at 38°32′10″N, 90°18′44″W (38.536152, -90.312237)[3].


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it 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 mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,288 people, 700 households, and 322 families residing in the city. The population density was 6,949.0 people per square mile (2,617.4/km²). There were 724 housing units at an average density of 3,906.1/sq mi (1,471.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.84% White, 0.47% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% 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. ... 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 700 households out of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 53.9% were non-families. 49.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.84 and the average family size was 2.68. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 15.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 73.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $33,832, and the median income for a family was $43,681. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $28,967 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,924. About 2.4% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... 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. ...


According to city financial reports obtained from the Missouri State Auditor's office, approximately 28 percent of its 2005 municipal budget came from traffic citations.[4]


Police misconduct

Suspension and firing of Sgt. James Kuehnlein

On September 7, 2007, Brett Darrow, a St. Louis City resident, created an Internet sensation after posting an online video[5] of an encounter with St. George police Sgt. James Kuehnlein. In the video, Kuehnlein approaches Darrow while he waits in a parked car in a commuter parking lot. When Darrow asks Kuehnlein whether he did anything wrong, the officer orders Darrow out of the car and threatens to fabricate charges and arrest him. is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... St. ...


Darrow told the news media that he pulled into the commuter lot to meet a friend. When the officer asked him for identification, Darrow said he didn't immediately present it because he believes the officer stopped him without probable cause. After the video gained popularity on the Internet, Kuehnlein was suspended without pay. In response, St. George Police Chief Scott Uhrig said, "I was very displeased when I saw the actions on the video."[6]


The press later revealed that Sgt. Kuehnlein had been previously arrested for assault and stealing, and in late September, he was fired by the city's Board of Aldermen in a 5-0 vote.[7]


Sexual harassment allegations

In 2000, St. George Police Chief Scott Uhrig, while serving as an Arnold, MO patrol officer, was accused of sexually harassing a 17 year old girl during a traffic stop. The State Administrative Hearing Commission found that Scott Uhrig called the teenager "beautiful, hot and tempting." Uhrig also allegedly asked the teen to come to his car for sex. Although Uhrig maintained his innocence, the Commission believed Uhrig acted outside the law. They said his unwarranted sexual advances showed he could not enforce the law and was cause for discipline. Uhrig was suspended for weeks without pay and put on probation. Several years later he took the helm at the St. George Police Department.[8] Arnold is a city located in Jefferson County, Missouri. ...


Arrest of Mayor Harold Goodman

On Monday, October 22, 2007, St. George mayor Harold Goodman was arrested for possession of marijuana discovered during the execution of a search warrant at his home. Goodman said that he "used marijuana sparingly when symptoms of Crohn's Disease, a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, flared up." No information was given at the time for the basis of the search warrant. Goodman took a leave of absence after his arrest. A Cannabis sativa plant The drug cannabis, also called marijuana, is produced from parts of the cannabis plant, primarily the cured flowers and gathered trichomes of the female plant. ... A search warrant is a written warrant issued by judge or magistrate which authorizes the police to conduct a search of a person or location for evidence of a criminal offense and seize the evidence. ... Crohns disease (also known as regional enteritis) is a chronic, episodic, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and is generally classified as an autoimmune disease. ... Gut redirects here. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


On Thursday, October 25, 2007, it was announced that Goodman had been re-arrested for suspicion of possessing child pornography.[9] Child pornography refers to pornographic material depicting children being sexually abused. ...


References

  1. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ I-Team Ranks Top Traffic Ticket Writers
  5. ^ Google Video - Cop Gone Wild
  6. ^ Officer Suspended After Exchange On Video
  7. ^ St. George officers get polite reminder
  8. ^ New Questions Surrounding St. George Police Department
  9. ^ St. George officials say ex-mayor arrested again

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