Maryland Heights, MO

27,359 Population
21.9 square miles 1,249.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
1,249.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.5%
was 43.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.5%
was 16.3%
 
Percent Under 18
20.4%
was 20.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 13.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 4
Ranked 4th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
10.3%
was 9.0%
 
Median Household Income
$60,566
was $58,911
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.3
39.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
189.9
was 171.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,037.2
was 2,051.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,319
was 12,248
 
Median Rent
$936
was $887
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,630
was 11,679
 
Homeownership Rate
55.2%
was 56.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
562.8
was 559.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.7%
was 10.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.9%
was 93.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.1%
was 92.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
44.0%
was 42.0%
 

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