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People

Total Population 2,666
Male Share of the Population 43.6%
Female Share of the Population 56.4%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 868
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 41.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,524
% Above Poverty Level 69.5%
% Below Poverty Level 30.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $488
Median House Value $85,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 12%

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

Potosi Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 55 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 63664
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.936
Longitude -90.787

Potosi 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 POTOSI 5 SW
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station FARMINGTON
Distance 22.4 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
Station STEELVILLE 2 N
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bismarck 1,336 $37,875
Bonne Terre 7,064 $45,759
Caledonia 173 $40,625
Irondale 451 $27,500
Leadwood 1,543 $31,667

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

Potosi Public Libraries

Library
Washington County Library
235 E. HIGH ST.
Potosi, Missouri
(573) 438-4691
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Potosi Hospitals

WASHINGTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
300 HEALTH WAY
(573) 438-5451
Emergency Service: Yes

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Potosi High Schools

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POTOSI HIGH
1 TROJAN DR
573-438-2156
Serves 751 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

CITADEL STATE SCHOOL
400 S MINES
573-343-2472
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

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