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St. Louis region’s slow, steady growth breaks almost evenly across the municipal level

How did your municipality do?

In the two years following the 2010 census, 101 municipalities in the core counties of the St. Louis area lost population, 86 municipalities gained residents, and 14 went unchanged from 2010 through 2012.

The municipalities with the largest absolute gains in population were O’Fallon, Mo., 2,650; Wentzville, 2,146; St. Peters, 1,503; O’Fallon, Ill., 912; the city of St. Charles, 669; and Dardenne Prairie, 523.

The municipalities with the largest percentage gain in population were Cottleville, 15 percent; Wentzville, 7 percent; Herculaneum, 6 percent, Mascoutah, 5 percent and Dardenne Prairie, 4.5 percent.

On a county level, the changes were split. Four counties increased population, with St.

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Transportation Improvement Program meetings for public input held throughout June

A series of six open house meetings will be held over the next month to gather public input for the Transportation Improvement Program and Air Quality Conformity Determination being developed by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.

All the public meetings are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. They are being held throughout the region, with the first one on Thursday, June 6 at the St. Peters City Hall in St. Charles County, and the final one on Thursday, June 27 at Schlafly Library in the city of St. Louis.

St. Charles County 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 6 St. Peters City Hall One St. Peters Centre Blvd.

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