Des Peres, MO

8,507 Population
4.3 square miles 1,956.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,956.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.3%
was 55.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.9%
was 3.3%
 
Percent Under 18
24.6%
was 24.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.0%
was 17.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
1.8%
was 2.1%
 
Median Household Income
$119,517
was $117,109
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.8
40.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
140
was 59.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,537.5
was 6,023.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,090
was 3,076
 
Median Rent
$1,664
was $1,192
 
Total Building Permits
30
was 19
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,001
was 2,991
 
Homeownership Rate
93.9%
was 92.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
30
was 19
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
712.4
was 707.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
32.6%
was 27.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
9.3
was 6.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.6
was 2.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.7%
was 98.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
72.5%
was 70.4%
 

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