St. Louis, MO

311,404 Population
62 square miles 5,026.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
5.1%
was 5.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Population Density
5,026.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.1%
was 40.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.2%
was 6.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
19.8%
was 20.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
11.8%
was 11.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 6.1
Ranked 17th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
23.8%
was 24.9%
Ranked 8th Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$36,809
was $38,397
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.1
51
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
59.3
was 37.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,817.1
was 1,593.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,316.1
was 6,619.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
175,710
was 175,644
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Median Rent
$781
was $767
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
240
was 605
 
Occupied Housing Units
139,021
was 141,312
 
Homeownership Rate
43.6%
was 42.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
50
was 84
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,836.2
was 2,835.1
Ranked 1st Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
31.9%
was 29.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
190
was 521
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 3.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.8
was 1.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.3%
was 94.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.0%
was 85.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
34.1%
was 34.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO

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