St. Peters, MO

55,820 Population
22.4 square miles 2,494.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
 
Population Density
2,494.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.4%
was 46.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.4%
was 3.5%
 
Percent Under 18
22.3%
was 22.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.6%
was 13.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.9
was 3.7
Ranked 5th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
4.1%
was 3.8%
 
Median Household Income
$72,927
was $70,325
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.4
37.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
172.2
was 214.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,185.4
was 2,354.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
22,677
was 22,643
 
Median Rent
$898
was $884
 
Total Building Permits
493
was 277
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,950
was 21,919
 
Homeownership Rate
79.8%
was 80.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
373
was 277
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,011.4
was 1,009.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.1%
was 14.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
120
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
22.4
was 12.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
9.1
was 5.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 97.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 98.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.6%
was 94.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.6%
was 35.3%
 

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