Saint Francois County

Saint Francois County, Missouri

1 N Washington St Rm 206
Farmington, MO 63640
Phone: (573) 756-5411
Fax: (573) 431-6967

In southeastern MO, south of Saint Louis; established Dec 19, 1821 from Sainte Genevieve, Jefferson, and Washington counties. Name Origin: For the Saint Francois Mountains, part of which are in the county; French for Saint Francis

Area (sq mi):: 452.40 (land 449.46; water 2.94) Population per square mile: 137.20
Population 2005: 61,661 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 10.80%; 1990-2000 13.80% Population 2000: 55,641 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,273; median household $31,199; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,819-$21,391
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 27.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Farmington County seat (14,807)

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