St. James, MO

4,156 Population
4.3 square miles 972.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
972.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
60.0%
was 69.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.2%
was 0.1%
 
Percent Under 18
25.0%
was 27.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.9%
was 17.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
19.8%
was 19.2%
 
Median Household Income
$36,667
was $37,708
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.6
37.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
531.9
was 120.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,514.5
was 2,337.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,885
was 1,713
 
Median Rent
$665
was $658
 
Total Building Permits
6
was 9
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,642
was 1,531
 
Homeownership Rate
51.9%
was 57.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
441.0
was 400.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.5%
was 21.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
was 8
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.6
was 5.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.4
was 2.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.8%
was 84.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
81.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.5%
was 81.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.3%
was 15.7%
 

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