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People

Total Population 1,322
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 664
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $30,725
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,080

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,031
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.2%
Median Gross Rent $631
Median House Value $86,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 10.7%

Payson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles NW of St. Peters, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 62360
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.816
Longitude -91.242

Payson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station QUINCY DAM 21
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station BOWLING GREEN 2 NE
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Payson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bluff Hall (62360)

Fall Creek (62360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Columbus 119 $47,500
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Payson High Schools

SEYMOUR HIGH SCHOOL
420 BRAINARD
217-656-3355
Serves 262 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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