Kirkwood, MO

27,614 Population
9.2 square miles 3,015.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
3,015.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
66.6%
was 62.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.2%
was 3.4%
 
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 22.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.8%
was 19.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 3.3
Ranked 4th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
4.4%
was 5.1%
 
Median Household Income
$77,917
was $77,574
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.2
47.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.6
was 3.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
90.3
was 72.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,802.1
was 2,017.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,655
was 12,745
 
Median Rent
$1,048
was $1,030
 
Total Building Permits
49
was 38
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,833
was 12,005
 
Homeownership Rate
74.3%
was 75.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
49
was 38
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,382.2
was 1,391.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.3%
was 20.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.8
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.8
was 1.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.7%
was 96.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
62.8%
was 62.4%
 

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