Leadwood, Missouri

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Leadwood, Missouri

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High Points

Leadwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Leadwood Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Leadwood Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Leadwood, Missouri

Comparing Leadwood 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
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 3
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 1 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 4 4

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Leadwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 55 miles S of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Francois
Standard Zip Codes 63653
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.867
Longitude -90.593

Leadwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station FESTUS
Distance 29.6 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
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Leadwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,160 100%
Male 561 48.4%
Female 599 51.6%
Under 18 356 30.7%
18+ 804 69.3%
65+ 138 11.9%
Median Age 32.5
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,134 97.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.1%

Estimated Leadwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,173
Growth 13
Growth % 1.1%

Leadwood 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
US/American 31.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
German 13.8%
Irish 12.1%
English 10.7%
French (except Basque) 6%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Italian 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
European 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Norwegian 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Elvins (63601)
Flat River (63601, 63653)
Frankclay (63601)
Rivermines (63601)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leadwood 1,160 $28,534
Bismarck 1,470 $30,294
Bonne Terre 4,039 $37,072
Desloge 4,802 $40,035
Irondale 437 $30,156
Leadington 206 $25,577
Park Hills 7,861 $30,663
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1. Spirit Lake, Idaho 86.1   24.4% 10.1% 9.7% 34 $32,337 6.6% 4.4% 1,376 16.4% 19.6 2.7% 2.9
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