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Overview

Introduction to Black Jack, Missouritate

Black Jack, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles E of Florissant, Missouri (center to center) and is 11 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is included in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Black Jack History

The history of the region dates back to the early 18th century. The city of Black Jack is in the Saint Louis County, near the Saint Louis metro area. The first settlement near the place was traced back to the year 1699. Black Jack was developed primarily as an industrial city when immigrants started pouring in from Ireland, Italy, and Bohemia. Since the immigration, the city developed into a booming business hub.

Black Jack and nearby Attractions

  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
  • Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Pere Marquette State Park
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park

Things To Do In Black Jack

Visitors to Black Jack can plan a trip to the various local parks including Pere Marquette State Park offering a wide variety of facilities for the enjoyment of different sports and other physical activities. The city also offers easy access to several historical sites. The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site showcases interesting exhibits that throw light on the history and culture of the region. One can also enjoy an adventurous tour to the Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area, which is among the popular tourist haunts near Black Jack.

Black Jack Transportation

The Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport is close to the city.

Black Jack Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available through Saint Louis University, University of Missouri, Washington University in Saint Louis, and Webster University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,956
Male Share of the Population43.8%
Female Share of the Population56.2%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+3,040
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married30.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,963
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,638
% Above Poverty Level86.7%
% Below Poverty Level13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone35.2%
Median Gross Rent$786
Median House Value$119,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)78.9%
German6.7%
Irish5%
Polish2%
French Except Basque0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Italian0.5%
English0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Black Jack Almanac

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Black Jack Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 67 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp45 to 64 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellefontaine Neighbors10,785$45,191
Calverton Park1,243$48,750
Dellwood5,020$45,375
Ferguson21,035$46,113
Florissant52,218$63,115
Moline Acres2,409$36,452
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