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Encyclopedia > Town and Country, Missouri

Town and Country is an affluent suburb in western St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 10,894 at the 2000 census. Town and Country has the highest median household income of any city in Missouri with population over 10,000 and also has one of the highest median incomes of any city in the United States. The city is a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri and is home to Bellerive Country Club, which hosted the 1992 PGA Championship and 1965 US Open. 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. ... The highest-income places in the United States are usually considered to be in the Northeast; forty-one of the 100 highest-income counties by per capita income are located in the Northeast (when including Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia in the Northeast designation) and forty-six by median household income. ... Bellerive Country Club is a golf country club located in Creve Coeur, Missouri, right outside of St. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ...


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Strict residential zoning requirements have maintained large yards and property grounds while unintentionally allowing the continued growth of large populations of white tail deer, to the amusement and ire of many residents. The deer population reached unprecedented levels in the 1990s, leading to a city-sponsored program that air lifted deer to surrounding areas.
Osborne Earl Smith (born December 26, 1954 in Mobile, Alabama), is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball, a 13-time Gold Glove Award winner who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002. ... Rodger O. Riney is the current President and CEO of Scottrade, an online discount brokerage firm. ... Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an American sportscaster, on the air for the NBC network since the early 1980s. ... Stifel Nicolaus is the largest subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. ... Daniel Lee Dierdorf (b. ... Patrick T. Stokes is the former president and CEO of Anheuser-Busch, Companies. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... Todd Roland Worrell (born September 28, 1959 in Arcadia, California) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who played for the St. ...


Primary thoroughfares traversing the city are Clayton and Ladue Roads.


Geography

Location of Town and Country, Missouri

Town and Country is located at 38°37′52″N, 90°28′18″W (38.631002, -90.471581)GR1. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.8 km² (11.9 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 10,894 people, 3,593 households, and 2,849 families residing in the city. The population density was 354.1/km² (916.8/mi²). There were 3,741 housing units at an average density of 121.6/km² (314.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.16% White, 2.01% African American, 0.06% Native American, 6.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% 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 3,593 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.08. 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 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $139,967, and the median income for a family was $167,875. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $41,691 for females. The per capita income for the city was $69,347. About 1.4% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 0.9% 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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The population of Town and Country is approximately 9,519 (1990).
The distance from Town and Country to Washington DC is 763 miles.
Town and Country is positioned 38.62 degrees north of the equator and 90.47 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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