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Sappington, Missouri
Location of Sappington, Missouri
Location of Sappington, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°31′45″N 90°22′30″W / 38.52917°N 90.37500°W / 38.52917; -90.37500Coordinates: 38°31′45″N 90°22′30″W / 38.52917°N 90.37500°W / 38.52917; -90.37500
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.8 km2)
 • Land 2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
597 ft (182 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 7,580
 • Density 2,920/sq mi (1,115/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-65954
GNIS feature ID 0756691

Sappington is an unincorporated census-designated place in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 7,580 at the 2010 census.

History

Sappington was named for a family of pioneer settlers.

Geography

Sappington is located at 38°31′45″N 90°22′30″W / 38.52917°N 90.37500°W / 38.52917; -90.37500 (38.529036, -90.374980).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), of which 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 2.30%, is water.

Demographics

Tealridge Drive, Sappington, MO
Tealridge Drive in Sappington
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2000 7,287 —    
2010 7,580 +4.0%

At the 2000 census, there were 7,287 people, 3,403 households and 2,038 families living in the community. The population density was 2,850.5 per square mile (1,099.0/km2). There were 3,530 housing units at an average density of 1,380.8/sq mi (532.4/km2). The racial makeup of the community was 96.53% White, 0.64% African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.83% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 3,403 households, of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.81.

18.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

The median household income was $44,117 and the median family income was $57,897. Males had a median income of $43,565 and females $30,906. The per capita income was $26,727. About 2.1% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

2010 Census

In 2010, there were 7,580 people, 3,520 households and 2,066 families living in the community. The population density was 2,915 people per square mile. There were 3,756 housing units. The racial makeup of the community was 93.6% White, 1.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race made up 1.9% of the population.

There were 3,520 households, of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.85.

19.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.63 males.

The Median Household Income was $52,574 and the median family income was $73,364. The per capita income was $31,613. About 5.0% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under the age of 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 and over

Education

The school district Lindbergh Schools serves Sappington as well as the surrounding areas. Lindbergh High School is in Sappington, as is Sperreng Middle School, and Concord Elementary School (all part of the Lindbergh School District).

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