O'Fallon, Missouri

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O'Fallon is a city along Interstate 70 between Wentzville and St. Charles in Saint Charles County, Missouri. It is part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 46,169; the 2004 population is estimated to be over 69,000, according to an article published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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Education

O'Fallon is home to satellite campuses of Webster University and Lindenwood University.

Economy

O'Fallon is home to MasterCardís headquarters for Global Technology and Operations center, where MasterCardís credit-card transactions from around the world are settled. Attracting that center cost the city, county, and state:

  • $27.4 million in highway improvements;
  • $10 million in tax credits funded through the state and an additional $1.2 million in business facility tax credits;
  • $3 million in state job training programs for its employees;
  • refinanced loans and community development grants worth more than $1.6 million; and
  • a $785,000 rate discount on electricity service from Ameren.

O'Fallon was the former headquarters of Venture Stores.

Geography

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Location of O'Fallon, Missouri

O'Fallon is located at 38°47'4" North, 90°42'29" West (38.784358, -90.708004)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 58.2 km² (22.5 mi²). 58.2 km² (22.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 46,169 people in the city, organized into 15,389 households and 12,603 families. The population density is 793.3/km² (2,054.9/mi²). There are 15,920 housing units at an average density of 273.6/km² (708.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.32% White, 2.24% African American, .74% Asian, 0.23% Native American, 00.03% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 1.45% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,389 households out of which 50.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% are married couples living together, 8.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% are non-families. 14.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.98 and the average family size is 3.30.

In the city the population is spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 38.8% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $60,179, and the median income for a family is $64,627. Males have a median income of $45,295 versus $29,129 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,774. 3.3% of the population and 2.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.3% of those under the age of 18 and 6.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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