St. Louis Mo Population 2017

St. Louis Mo's estimated population is 319,294 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 175,591 households in the city, with an average size of 2.2 people per household. The vacancy rate was 20.5%, with a median rent of $748/month. The median house size is 4.7 rooms, and has a value of $120,400.

Year Population Change
2015 315,685 -1.10%
2010 319,294 -8.30%
2000 348,189 -12.20%
1990 396,685 -12.40%
1980 452,801 -27.20%
1970 622,236 -17.00%
1960 750,026 -12.50%
1950 856,796 5.00%
1940 816,048 -0.70%
1930 821,960 6.30%
1920 772,897 12.50%
1910 687,029 19.40%
1900 575,238 27.30%
1890 451,770 28.90%
1880 350,518 12.80%
1870 310,864 93.40%
1860 160,773 106.50%
1850 77,860 372.80%
1840 16,469 230.90%
1830 4,977 0.00%

St. Louis Mo Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 144,883 45.46%
Black or African American 153,355 48.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native 705 0.22%
Asian 8,887 2.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 112 0.04%
Some Other Race 2,393 0.75%
Two or More Races 8,392 2.63%

Population Pyramid

St. Louis Mo Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 175,591
Owner-Occupied Units 61,266
Renter-Occupied Units 78,289
Median Home Value $120,400
Median Rent $748
Vacancy Rate 20.5%
Houses With Mortgage 41,209
Houses Without Mortgage 20,057
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 4.7

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in St. Louis Mo for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 8% and the labor force participation rate is 64.8%.

St. Louis Mo Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.2
Average Family Size 3.19
Married Couple Families 34,092
Male Householder (no wife) Families 5,714
Female Householder (no husband) Families 24,949
Non Family Households
Unmarried Martner Households (Opposite Sex) 6.3%
Unmarried Martner Households (Same Sex) 0.9%