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Population Government
In 1998: 1,350
In 1990: 1,188
In 1980: 1,259
Elected: Mayor, 4 Aldermen
Appointed: City Attorney, Clerk, Police Comm., Judge, City Court Clerk
Police Coverage Miles and Distances
No. Of Police Officers:
5 Fulltime
2 Part-time
3 Reserve
Police Officers per 100: 2.3
Street Miles Maintained: 18
Street Miles Patrolled: 18
Distance from St. Louis: 72 miles
Distance from I-44: 0 miles
Distance from Sullivan: 6 miles
Nearest Hospital - Sullivan - 6 miles
Park Area Average Income
No. Of Parks: 1
Park Acreage: 10
No.of multi-use trails: in planning
Median Families income as of 1989: $25,833
Property Values (in millions) MODOT Traffic Counts - Average Daily
Real Property: $5.27
Personal Property: $2.50
Total assessed Valuation: $7.77
Real Property Tax Rate: .89%
I-44 & Bourbon Eastbound: 12,534
I-44 & Bourbon Westbound: 12,650
Highway C & I-44: 4,195
Highway N & Highway J: 2,424
No. of Structures Sales Tax Rate
Businesses: 84 (business licenses sold)
Banks: 2
Public Schools: 3
Parochial Schools: 1
Libraries: 1
Churches: 7
Single Family: 460
Multi-Family Units: 115
6.975%
City: 1.5%
History
Named: 1853
Incorporated: November 1907