Warrenton, Missouri


Warrenton, Missouri

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Warrenton, Missouri
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Missouri
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Warren
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area_total_km2 = 19.0
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 5281
population_density_km2 = 278.2
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longd = 91 |longm = 8 |longs = 25 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 63383
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Warrenton is a city in Warren County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,721 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Warren CountyGR|6. Warrenton is located in the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area. Warrenton's slogan is "A City for All Seasons." [cite web |url=http://www.warrenton-mo.org|title=City of Warrenton, Missouri Official Web Site| accessdate=2006-11-26]

Geography

Warrenton is located at coor dms|38|48|57|N|91|8|25|W|city (38.815951, -91.140164)GR|1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.3 square miles (19.0 km²), of which, 7.3 square miles (19.0 km²) of it is land and 0.14% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,281 people, 1,985 households, and 1,363 families residing in the city. The population density was 720.6 people per square mile (278.2/km²). There were 2,110 housing units at an average density of 287.9/sq mi (111.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.64% White, 1.70% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.57% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 1,985 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,022, and the median income for a family was $38,396. Males had a median income of $31,701 versus $21,896 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,431. About 8.0% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

Warrenton has direct access to both rail and interstate traffic via Interstate 70. Manufacturing consists of mostly light industry. The town's primary sources of external revenue are service facilities for travellers. Notable companies in Warrenton are Holland-Binkley and Coca-Cola. The Coca-Cola facility produces Dasani water and Powerade sports drinks.

Warren County R-III School District is the highest employer in Warren County.

chools

Warrenton and the adjacent city of Truesdale, Missouri are home to the Warren County R-3 School District, which is fully accredited in the state of Missouri. The district currently has five buildings: Warrenton High School, Warrior Ridge Elementary (2nd-3rd) Rebecca Boone Elementary(4th-5th). There is Black Hawk Middle School and Daniel Boone(kindergarten and 1st) which are conjoined. Originally all of the schools were in Daniel Boone/Black Hawk Middle School and Rebecca Boone. This caused them to have morning and afternoon classes.

Warrenton is also home to Holy Rosary Elementary and Middle School, a small catholic school.

References and notes

External links

* [http://www.warrenton-mo.org/ The City of Warrenton, Missouri]


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