Festus, Missouri

Population 11,559

Festus is located in Jefferson County, MO. The population is 11,559, making Festus the 2nd largest city in Jefferson County.

There are 9 public schools in Festus with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Festus is very low , and there are 45 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Festus is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Festus property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Festus include River View Township, Crystal City and Herculaneum.

Festus Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 14.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.6%

Crime Rate

25.26% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 222
  • Violent Crimes: 336
  • Robbery: 25
  • Burglary: 295
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

50.43% Higher than national avg.
  • 45 offenders in Festus
  • 38.93 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

63 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 51


Low 2.1%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 2.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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9 Public Schools view public schools

There are 9 K-12 public schools in Festus, MO and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Festus's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

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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

Average Listing Price
$187,400 compared to December 2018
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

72 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Festus, MO issued 72 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 72 permits, 24 were issued for single family homes and 48 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Festus, MO issued 32 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 32 permits, 22 were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $603
  • 1 Bedroom: $683
  • 2 Bedrooms: $887
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,173
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,370

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Environmental Hazards

63 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (1497/1689)
    Festus, MO has 88.63% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Festus, MO is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.9 Average
    Festus, MO is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.93°
  • February 35.23°
  • March 47.2°
  • April 56.7°
  • May 65.72°
  • June 76.19°
  • July 79.3°
  • August 76.32°
  • September 67.95°
  • October 56.93°
  • November 46.52°
  • December 34.97°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Festus, MO

Festus, MO has a low risk of earthquakes.
Festus, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Festus, MO has a high risk of hail storms.
Festus, MO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Festus, MO: $45,523


Unemployment in Festus is 2.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.4% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.71%
White Collar - 52.29%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Blaine Luetkemeyer
  • Jason Smith

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

20 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Festus, MO

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

3 Retirement Homes view all

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