Herculaneum, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Herculaneum, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Herculaneum had a population of 4,132 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Herculaneum is located at latitude 38.2684 and longitude -90.3801 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.

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Herculaneum, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,132
Population in Households 4,073
Population in Familes 3,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 1,016
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $58,092
Average Household Income $72,718
Per Capita Income $27,948


Total Housing Units 1,743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,075 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 492 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $171,023
Average Home Value $176,280


Total Households 1,567
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,096
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.15% 1.42%
Households 2.2% 1.43%
Families 2.05% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

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, 2018 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 # 172 83rd
Population Density # 362 65th
Diversity Index # 470 54th
Median Household Income # 197 81st
Per Capita Income # 236 77th

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