University City, MO

35,042 Population
5.9 square miles 5,941.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
5,941.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.2%
was 48.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.2%
was 7.7%
 
Percent Under 18
18.5%
was 17.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.6%
was 17.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 4.5
Ranked 10th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
16.5%
was 17.6%
 
Median Household Income
$56,281
was $51,933
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.3
51.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.6
was 8.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
601.9
was 540.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,830.8
was 3,890.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
17,707
was 17,942
 
Median Rent
$961
was $952
 
Total Building Permits
7
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,785
was 15,985
 
Homeownership Rate
52.2%
was 53.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
7
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,016.3
was 3,042.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.3%
was 20.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.4
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.5%
was 93.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
55.6%
was 54.5%
 

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