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Encyclopedia > St. James, Missouri

St. James is a city located in Phelps County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,704. Phelps County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 2000. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Geography

Location of St. James, Missouri

St. James is located at 37°59'56" North, 91°36'59" West (37.998848, -91.616386)1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias MO county maps by Catbar. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.3 km² (2.8 mi²). 7.2 km² (2.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.36% is 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,704 people, 1,504 households, and 955 families residing in the city. The population density is 512.6/km² (1,326.4/mi²). There are 1,629 housing units at an average density of 225.4/km² (583.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.79% White, 0.27% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 4.67% from two or more races. 0.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 1,504 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% are married couples living together, 12.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% are non-families. 33.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.93. Marriage is a relationship and bond between two individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $24,629, and the median income for a family is $29,952. Males have a median income of $24,962 versus $20,030 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,509. 17.2% of the population and 13.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 26.8% of those under the age of 18 and 11.7% 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 number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Mrs. Lucy Wortham James

St. James was the birthplace and part-time home of Mrs. Lucy Wortham James, a wealthy philanthropist known for her purchase and preservation of Maramec Springs Park. She was a descendant of Thomas James, who founded the Maramec Iron Works, and as such was a member of one of the most eminent local families. The James Foundation, a charitable organization she founded, is responsible for the St. James city park and library as well as Maramec Springs Park. She is a local hero, and St James' public elementary school is named for her. She and her family, along with the Maramec Iron Works, are emphasized in the school's lessons on local history, and the city library showcases items once belonging to her.


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St. James, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (509 words)
James is a city located in Phelps County, Missouri.
She was a descendant of Thomas James, who founded the Maramec Iron Works, and as such was a member of one of the most eminent local families.
The James Foundation, a charitable organization she founded, is responsible for the St. James city park and library as well as Maramec Springs Park.
St. Louis, Missouri - definition of St. Louis, Missouri in Encyclopedia (4373 words)
The Saint Louis metropolitan area, which includes counties in both Missouri and Illinois, is the 18th largest in the United States, with a total population of 2,603,607 as of the 2000 census.
St. Louis was in Louisiana Territory, which had belonged to France but, after the settlement of the French and Indian War in 1763, was controlled by Spain.
Missouri was nominally a slave state, but its economy did not depend on slavery, and it never seceded from the Union.
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