Saint Joseph Buchanan County, Missouri

Saint Joseph: County seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States

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Location of Saint Joseph on Missouri map.


Saint Joseph is a city located in the county of Buchanan in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 76,780 and a population density of 662 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 74,875 inhabitants.

The city was created 178 years ago in 1842.


Saint Joseph is located at 39°46'7"N 94°50'48"W (39.7686100, -94.8466300).

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St Joseph Missouri skyline


Saint Joseph forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

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Saint Joseph Quick Facts

Population : 74,875 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Buchanan County
Different from : Joseph
Postal code : 64501
Phone Area Codes : 816
Area : 116 km2
Official name : d3
Named for : Joseph
Capital city : Saint Joseph is capital of Buchanan County
Establishment : January 01, 1843 (178 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:50:10 (24th June 2021)
Density : 645 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.54% (2010-2019)
Weather : 92℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Saint Joseph decreased by 2.54% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 76,780 - census
2011 77,202 0.55% estimation process
2012 77,332 0.17% estimation process
2013 77,221 -0.14% estimation process
2014 76,994 -0.29% estimation process
2015 76,496 -0.65% estimation process
2016 76,443 -0.07% estimation process
2017 76,076 -0.48% estimation process
2018 75,604 -0.62% estimation process
2019 74,875 -0.97% estimation process

Saint Joseph zip code is 64501. County name: Buchanan, County fips: 29021

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People born in Saint Joseph (135)

People born in Saint Joseph, including actress, singer, dancer, and philanthropist Jane Wyman, jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, actress, comedian, singer, and dancer Betty Garrett, you can see a list of people who born in Saint Joseph.


College & universities near Saint Joseph

Code Name City ZIP
178466 Hillyard Technical Center Saint Joseph (MO) 64506-5102
457688 American Business and Technology University St Joseph (MO) 64506
178387 Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph (MO) 64507
154712 Benedictine College Atchison (KS) 66002-1499
155186 Highland Community College Highland (KS) 66035-4165

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Saint Joseph

Code Name Address Type
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Buchanan County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buchanan County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Sparta 1,946 City in Christian County, Missouri
Taos 1,153 City in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States
Agency 660 Human settlement in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States of America
Rushville 280 Village in the United States
Easton 233 City in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States
De Kalb 222 City in Missouri, United States
Lewis and Clark Village 128 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Saint Joseph distances to largest Missouri cities

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