Sainte Genevieve County

Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri

55 S 3rd St
Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone: (573) 883-5589
Fax: (573) 883-5312

On southeastern border of MO, south of Saint Louis; original county; organized Oct 1, 1812 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the city, the oldest white settlement in MO; itself named for Sainte Genevieve (c. 422-c. 500), French nun and patron saint of Paris

Area (sq mi):: 508.94 (land 502.39; water 6.55) Population per square mile: 36.20
Population 2005: 18,198 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 17,842 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,283; median household $39,200; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,119-$23,254
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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