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Portage Des Sioux is a city in St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The town sits on the Mississippi River roughly opposite Elsah, Illinois, and is the home of the riverside shrine of Our Lady of the Rivers. The population was 328 at the 2010 census. The city was founded in 1799 by Spanish Lt. Gov. Zenon Trudeau and François Saucier in reaction to American plans to build a military post about twelve miles (19 km) downstream. The French name derives from the overland escape route between the Missouri River and Mississippi River used by a band of Sioux, fleeing enemies; they used this area as a portage for their canoes, outdistancing their rivals who instead paddled all of the way to the confluence of the rivers. The Treaties of Portage des Sioux in 1815 were signed here ostensibly settling Native American and United States conflicts in the War of 1812. The treaties consolidated affirmed the Treaty of St. Louis (1804) in which the Sac and Fox ceding northeast Missouri and much of Illinois and Wisconsin and the 1808 Treaty of Fort Clark in which the Osage Nation ceded all of Missouri and Arkansas. These treaties were to ultimately, result in the Black Hawk War and the tribes being forced to move west of Missouri. Portage Des Sioux was also one of the main film sites for the TV reality show on the CW a Farmer Wants a Wife (the farmer in the 2008 season, also lives in Portage Des Sioux).

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Facts and Stats for Portage Des Sioux*

  • Pollution Statistics in Portage Des Sioux

    Know the pollution level of Portage Des Sioux before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 31.73 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 36.84 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28.95 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.26 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 11.84 (Very Low)
  • Portage Des Sioux: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Portage Des Sioux for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Portage Des Sioux.

    • Burglary and Theft 50.76 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 64.02 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 74.24 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 56.06 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 70.77 (High)
    • Attacks 58.71 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 77.34 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.58 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 22.01 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 51.14 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75.4 (High)
  • Living in Portage Des Sioux - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Portage Des Sioux is 183.87 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 34.03 (Low)
    • Climate Index 74.75 (High)
    • Pollution Index 36.42 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.45 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.39 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.34 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 143.27 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Portage Des Sioux

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Portage Des Sioux

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.68 USD

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