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Population (year 2000): 9,660. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,905 (+12.9% change)
Males: 4,546 (47.1%), Females: 5,114 (52.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $36,687 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Festus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.4%), Irish (14.2%), United States (11.8%), French (10.7%), English (9.4%), Italian (2.8%).Missouri

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Festus,

For population 25 years and over in Festus

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Festus city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,046 (+12.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louis, MO St. (30.3 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (312.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, MO (1.3 miles Crystal MO (2.9 miles Herculaneum, MO (3.8 miles Horine, MO Pevely, (4.5 miles Village, MO (7.1 miles Olympian MO (8.2 miles Barnhart, IL (8.5 miles Valmeyer, Kimmswick, MO (10.5 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 68 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 89 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2003: 155 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2004: 216 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2005: 152 buildings, average cost: $91,800

Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 90.40 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.2%), Manufacturing (17.0%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -433 (-4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 843 (19.3%)


 

Crime in Festus by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 2 3 2
    per 100,000 51.8 20.7 31.1 20.7
Robberies 2 2 2 4
    per 100,000 20.7 20.7 20.7 41.4
Assaults 92 82 121 112
    per 100,000 952.4 848.9 1252.6 1159.4
Burglaries 25 45 31 36
    per 100,000 258.8 465.8 320.9 372.7
Thefts 247 241 214 194
    per 100,000 2556.9 2494.8 2215.3 2008.3
Auto thefts 23 13 10 16
    per 100,000 238.1 134.6 103.5 165.6
356.8 327.4 388.5 372.3

Average climate in Festus, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Festus,

Festus-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/1959, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Festus city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Festus:
  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; CRYSTAL CITY, MO)
  • ST ANTHONYS MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; SAINT LOUIS, MO)
  • SSM REHAB INSTITUTE (about 23 miles; SAINT LOUIS, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Festus:
  • SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS (about 35 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: SUS)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 36 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: STL)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 45 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; ID: BLV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Festus:
  • FESTUS MEML (about 3 miles; FESTUS, MO; ID: FES)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; ID: H49)
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 30 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: CPS)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 3 $8,229 $32,916 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,767 $35,068 1 $708
Water Supply 8 $21,666 $32,499 0 $0
Local Libraries 1 $3,423 $41,076 6 $3,992
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,563 $31,689 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $15,308 $16,699 10 $1,001
Financial Administration 3 $10,853 $43,412 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $26,834 $35,778 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,847 $34,164 0 $0
Airports 2 $8,679 $52,074 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   36 $7,326
Police - Other 10 $21,950 $26,340 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $71,306 $32,910 0 $0
Health 1 $1,957 $23,484 0 $0
Totals for Government 82 $212,382 $31,080 53 $13,027
College/University in Festus:
  • LAIBEN SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY INC (Full-time enrollment: 52; Location: 1200 E GANNON DR; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Festus:
  • JEFFERSON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; HILLSBORO, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,568)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MERAMEC (about 25 miles; KIRKWOOD, MO; FT enrollment: 7,507)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 8,252)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 30 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,441)
  • MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY OF SAINT LOUIS (about 31 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,939)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 32 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,286)
Public high school in Festus:
  • FESTUS SR. HIGH (Students: 848; Location: 501 WESTWIND DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Festus:
  • ST PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 1030 ST PIUS DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Festus:
  • FESTUS ELEM. (Students: 829; Location: 1500 MID-MEADOW LN; Grades: KG - 03)
  • FESTUS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 652; Location: 1501 MID-MEADOW LN; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • FESTUS MIDDLE (Students: 441; Location: 1717 W MAIN; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DANBY-RUSH TOWER MIDDLE (Students: 254; Location: 1250 DOOLIN HOLLOW RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TELEGRAPH INTERMEDIATE (Students: 215; Location: 1265 DOOLIN HOLLOW RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • PLATTIN PRIMARY (Students: 207; Location: 2400 HWY 61; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Festus:
  • OUR LADY ELEMENTARY (Students: 202; Location: 1599 ST MARYS LANE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 201 BRIERTON LANE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TWIN CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 723 HORINE ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Festus:
  • FESTUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $174,772; Location: 222 N. MILL STREET; 32,190 books; 839 audio materials; 907 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)

Park in Festus: Sunset Park (1).


Festus compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Festus:
  • KJFF (1400 AM; 1 kW; FESTUS, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Festus:
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KDJR (100.1 FM; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: KDJR RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Festus:
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

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