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Overview

Introduction to Jennings, Missouri

Jennings, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center) and is 6 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is part of the Saint Louis metropolitan statistical area (MSA). Approximately 15,469 people live in Jennings.

Jennings History

The present day City of Jennings was named after James Jennings, who was a Virginian farmer. He settled in the area in 1839. The North Missouri Railroad first entered the area in 1855. In fact, it was the railroad that helped the city to develop. The Jennings School District was founded in 1871. Jennings was incorporated in 1946 as a city. The first elections of the city were held in 1947.

Jennings and nearby Attractions

  • Northland Shopping Center
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Gateway Arch
  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
  • Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area

Things To Do In Jennings

Jennings offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Soldiers' Memorial Military Museum, Missouri Historical Society Museum, and City Museum. The Gateway Arch and Saint Louis Zoo are in the neighborhood as well. Visitors can also plan a trip to the Frank Holten State Recreation Area, Pere Marquette State Park, and Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area. One can enjoy even shopping at the Northland Shopping Center and River Roads Shopping Center. The World Aquarium and Shaw Park Aquatic Center are nearby.

Jennings Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International is close by.

Jennings Higher Education

University of Missouri - St Louis, Washington University, and Saint Louis Community College - Florissant Valley offer higher education.

People

Total Population 14,755
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,615
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 25.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.2%
Median Earnings25+ $21,840
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,774
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,884

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,616
% Above Poverty Level 70.1%
% Below Poverty Level 29.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 11.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.8%
Median Gross Rent $829
Median House Value $63,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 82%
US/American 0.5%
English 0.1%
Irish 1.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jennings Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63136
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.719
Longitude -90.26

Jennings 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 ST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance 5.9 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
Station ST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 67 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Country Club Hills 1,398 $20,147
Flordell Hills 843 $32,404

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
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  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
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  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
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Programs
  • Master of Social Work
  • Ranked 33rd among the Best Grad Schools for Social Work in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1904 as the nation’s first institute of higher learning to offer training for clinical social workers.
  • Provides a rigorous education, including a nationally accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and PhD in Social Work.  
  • Offers inventive programs with hands-on experience.  
  • Incorporates social justice values and multicultural perspectives into curriculum. 
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  • Diesel Technology
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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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Jennings High Schools

JENNINGS HIGH
8850 COZZENS
314-653-8100
A Title I School.
Serves 805 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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