St. Joseph, Missouri

Population 76,523

St. Joseph is located in Buchanan County, MO. The population is 76,523, making St. Joseph the largest city in Buchanan County and the 8th largest city in the state of Missouri.

There are 30 public schools in St. Joseph with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for St. Joseph is high , and there are 283 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in St. Joseph is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date St. Joseph property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near St. Joseph include Washington Township, Elwood and Country Club.

St. Joseph Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 15%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22%

Crime Rate

60.39% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 842
  • Violent Crimes: 568
  • Robbery: 71
  • Burglary: 770
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

50.97% Higher than national avg.
  • 283 offenders in St. Joseph
  • 36.98 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

370 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 18
  • Registered Polluters: 31
  • Superfunds: 43
  • Tanks & Spills: 278

Unemployment

Low 3.5%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

30 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 30 K-12 public schools in St. Joseph, MO and 10 private schools. Homefacts rates St. Joseph's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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283 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.3%
  • Rented
    36.4%
  • Owned
    51.3%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

60 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of St. Joseph, MO issued 60 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 60 permits, 54 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of St. Joseph, MO issued 72 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 72 permits, 70 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $613
  • 2 Bedrooms: $800
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,070
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,148

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Environmental Hazards

370 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1554/1615)
    St. Joseph, MO has 96.22% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    St. Joseph, MO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.48 Average
    St. Joseph, MO is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 25.27°
  • February 29.68°
  • March 43.72°
  • April 53.85°
  • May 64.97°
  • June 74.89°
  • July 77.34°
  • August 73.23°
  • September 64.98°
  • October 54.73°
  • November 43.37°
  • December 34.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for St. Joseph, MO

Earthquakes
St. Joseph, MO has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
St. Joseph, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
St. Joseph, MO has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
St. Joseph, MO has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in St. Joseph, MO: $44,528

Unemployment

Unemployment in St. Joseph is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.62%
White Collar - 49.38%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Sam Graves

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

39 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Police Station view all

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