Wentzville, MO

34,176 Population
19.7 square miles 1,731.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
1,731.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.5%
was 59.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.3%
was 1.5%
 
Percent Under 18
33.1%
was 31.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
9.5%
was 10.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.9
was 3.2
Ranked 5th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
6.2%
was 6.1%
 
Median Household Income
$80,524
was $73,253
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
34.6
35.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.9
was 3.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
111.2
was 125.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,371
was 1,829.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,821
was 11,604
 
Median Rent
$968
was $928
 
Total Building Permits
492
was 398
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,133
was 10,981
 
Homeownership Rate
83.9%
was 85.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
480
was 326
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
588.2
was 584.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.8%
was 27.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
12
was 72
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
42.5
was 36.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
15.6
was 13.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.0%
was 98.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.5%
was 93.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.1%
was 28.7%
 

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