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Herculaneum, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Herculaneum had a population of 4,084 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Herculaneum is located at latitude 38.2576 and longitude -90.3931 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Herculaneum (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The City of Herculaneum (GNIS ID: 2394358) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Herculaneum is located within Township of Joachim, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Herculaneum population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Herculaneum, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,084
Daytime Population: Workers 2,036
Daytime Population: Residents 2,206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 4,025
Population in Familes 3,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 1,004
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $54,968
Average Household Income $68,240
Per Capita Income $26,275


Total Housing Units 1,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,103 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 444 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $168,421
Average Home Value $172,736


Total Households 1,547
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,082
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.28% 1.41%
Households 2.33% 1.42%
Families 2.16% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Herculaneum, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herculaneum to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 175 83rd
Population Density # 366 65th
Diversity Index # 450 57th
Median Household Income # 235 77th
Per Capita Income # 268 74th

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