The chart at the right shows the percentage of individuals in the Boonslick Region with a high school diploma, as well as the percentage with a bachelor’s degree. The comparison with the State of Missouri and the United States can also be seen. The source for this information is the 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5 year estimates.
Charts at the left show the median household income as well as the percentage of individuals below poverty in the Boonslick Region, the State of Missouri, and the United States. Again, this information is from the 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5 year estimates.
The Boonslick Region
The Boonslick Region is centered on Interstate 70 and lies immediately west of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Neighboring jurisdictions are Audrain and Pike counties on the north, Audrain and Callaway counties on the west, St. Charles County on the southeast, the Mississippi River to the northeast and the Missouri River on the south.
The area encompasses 1,645 square miles, 27 municipal governments and 3 county governments. Lincoln County covers 630 square miles and has 12 municipalities: Chain of Rocks, Elsberry, Foley, Fountain N Lakes, Hawk Point, Moscow Mills, Old Monroe, Silex, Troy, Truxton, Whiteside, and Winfield. Troy serves as Lincoln County’s county seat. Montgomery County consists of 584 square miles and 9 cities: Bellflower, High Hill, Jonesburg, Middletown, Montgomery City, McKittrick, New Florence, Rhineland and Wellsville. Montgomery City is the county seat of Montgomery County. The remaining 6 incorporated communities are in Warren County. These cities include Innsbrook, Pendleton, Marthasville, Truesdale, Warrenton, and Wright City. Warrenton serves as the county seat. Warren County is the smallest county in the Boonslick Region consisting of 432 square miles.