Profile & Demographics

City of Truesdale Profile & Demographics

Truesdale is a 4th class city located in Warren County, Missouri, 63383. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.29 square miles, of which, 1.27 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles is water.[1]

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (28.4 miles).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (49.4 miles).

Notable companies in Truesdale are Cascade Plastics, Oldcastle Glass, Warrenton Oil, Coca-Cola, River City Steel, Metso Minerals, Hays Food Systems, Inc., Eagle Activewear, Masterson & Associates, Aquatic Controls, Inc., Reel Ice Company, CJ Concrete Products, Stamm’s Rent-All Center, and NAPA Auto Parts. Unique shops include Green Gardens Nursery, Glass Garden, Brockfield’s Gunsmithing & Firearms, Hometown Bakery, and so much more. Industry consists of light manufacturing.

Truesdale has direct access to both rail traffic and to Interstate 70.

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 732 people, 270 households, and 175 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 87.7% White, 5.6% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

Ancestries: German (21.3%), Irish (20.1%), United States (5.3%), Italian (2.5%), English (2.1%), French (1.6%).

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. Area climate is classified as Humid Subtropical.

Truesdale is in the Central Time Zone.

Warren County, Missouri demographics:

The City of Truesdale is located in Warren County. Warren County is a part of the St. Louis, Missouri Metropolitan area. It is comprised of 428.60 square miles (as reported in 2010) with approximately 76 persons per square mile. The county seat is Warrenton.

The estimated population of Warren County as of July 1, 2016, by the U.S. Census Bureau, was 33,802. Of the total population in 2015, 2,782 person were veterans. Foreign-born persons accounted for 2.2% of the population.

Median household income in 2015 was $51,133. A little more than 62% of those over the age of 16 were employed in the civilian labor force. Of persons over the age of 25, 15.8% held a bachelor’s degree or higher. Businesses inside the county in 2015 employed 5,945 people.

There are 10 K-12 public schools located in Warren County and 4 private schools.

The median value of owner occupied housing units (2011-2015) was $152,800 and 79.1% of the population’s housing units were owner occupied. There were 103 building permits issued in 2015.

1. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
2."American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
3. United States Census Bureau