Herculaneum, Missouri

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Herculaneum, Missouri

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Comparative Profile of Herculaneum, Missouri

Comparing Herculaneum to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Male Share of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 6 5
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 8
Low Property Crime 4 5

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Herculaneum Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles S of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jefferson
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63048
Phone Area Codes 636
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.268
Longitude -90.38

Herculaneum Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station FESTUS
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Herculaneum Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,805 100%
Male 1,313 46.8%
Female 1,492 53.2%
Under 18 634 22.6%
18+ 2,171 77.4%
65+ 612 21.8%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.99
White 2,711 96.6%
African-American 73 2.6%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 15 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.6%

Estimated Herculaneum Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,172
Growth 367
Growth % 13.1%

Herculaneum Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.9%
US/American 20.2%
Irish 10.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
French (except Basque) 9.3%
English 8.5%
Italian 3.7%
European 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Dutch 1.8%
French Canadian 1.2%
Polish 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Welsh 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Herculaneum 2,805 $50,615
Crystal City 4,247 $45,288
De Soto 6,375 $37,486
Festus 9,660 $46,940
Hillsboro 1,675 $44,000
Olympian Village 669 $43,438
Pevely 3,768 $37,288
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Herculaneum High Schools (2004)

Serves 538 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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