St. Louis city, Missouri Population 2020

St. Louis city, Missouri's estimated population is 307,866 with a growth rate of -1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Louis city, Missouri is the 4th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018302,838-5,028-1.63%
2017307,866-4,523-1.45%
2016312,389-3,489-1.10%
2015315,878-1,517-0.48%
2014317,395-1,064-0.33%
2013318,459-928-0.29%
2012319,387930.03%
2011319,294-24-0.01%
2010319,318-77,367-19.50%
1990396,685-56,400-12.45%
1980453,085-169,151-27.18%
1970622,236-127,790-17.04%
1960750,026-106,770-12.46%
1950856,79640,7484.99%
1940816,048-5,912-0.72%
1930821,96049,0636.35%
1920772,89785,86812.50%
1910687,029111,79119.43%
1900575,238123,46827.33%
1890451,770101,25228.89%
1880350,5180.00%

How Many People Live in St. Louis city, Missouri?

307,866

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American146,05746.92%
White143,95646.25%
Asian10,0963.24%
Two or More Races7,0542.27%
Some Other Race3,1831.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native7320.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1950.06%

St. Louis city, Missouri Population Pyramid 2020

St. Louis city, Missouri Median Age

35.5


Total

34.8


Male

36.2


Female

St. Louis city, Missouri Adults

There are 250,081 adults, (39,208 of whom are seniors) in St. Louis city, Missouri.

St. Louis city, Missouri Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Louis city, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

160,741

51.64%

Male

150,532

48.36%

St. Louis city, Missouri Households and Families

St. Louis city, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Louis city, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Male48.8%51.2%
All43.4%56.6%
Female34.4%65.6%
Non Family32.9%67.1%

43.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All140,4552.1443.4
Non Family75,6621.2432.9
Married34,747371.5
Female24,5183.4534.4
Male5,5283.2848.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Louis city, Missouri Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,7763.54%
9th to 12th Grade20,9929.56%
High School Graduate51,90923.63%
Some College47,50421.62%
Associates Degree14,5476.62%
Bachelors Degree42,15119.19%
Graduate Degree34,81515.85%

St. Louis city, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White108,390100,37854,401
Black93,28675,59814,296
Asian7,1366,1094,146
Hispanic6,9395,5032,741
Multiple Races3,5233,0271,452
Other Race1,4461,252461
Native American653478183
Islander7575

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,072$39,380$31,367
Less Than High School$18,386$19,903$17,268
High School Grad$24,932$28,519$21,180
Some College$30,593$33,706$27,426
Bachelors Degree$46,444$52,926$41,528
Graduate Degree$57,997$64,566$53,939

$35,072

Average Earnings

$39,380

Average Male

$31,367

Average Female

St. Louis city, Missouri Language

St. Louis city, Missouri Language by Age

St. Louis city, Missouri Language

90.88% of St. Louis city, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

St. Louis city, Missouri Poverty

St. Louis city, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black142,66649,04934.38%
White130,34015,90612.20%
Hispanic12,0103,31327.59%
Asian9,5602,31824.25%
Multiple6,9391,95528.17%
Other3,1301,17537.54%
Native72411315.61%
Islander1959950.77%

24.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.38%

Male Poverty Rate

25.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Louis city, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Louis city, Missouri is Islander, with 50.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Louis city, Missouri is White, with 12.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.08%
High School25.31%
Some College17.90%
Bachelors or Greater7.36%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.83%
Male Unemployed38.69%
Female Employed12.75%
Male Employed7.60%

St. Louis city, Missouri Income

St. Louis city, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,107$60,564
Families$53,147$77,335
Married Families$85,720$108,948
Non Families$31,349$44,630

St. Louis city, Missouri Marital Status

St. Louis city, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.2%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Louis city, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

St. Louis city, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

St. Louis city, Missouri Marital Status by Race

St. Louis city, Missouri Veterans

16,543

Number of Veterans

14,959

Male Veterans

1,584

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,280
First Gulf War2,812
Second Gulf War2,502
Korea1,033
World War II360

St. Louis city, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,2406.60%
Black7,7337.09%
2 or More3187.33%
Hispanic2342.81%
Asian1251.43%
Indian9113.06%
Other361.91%

St. Louis city, Missouri Veterans by Education

16.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Louis city, Missouri Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

St. Louis city, Missouri Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.91%

Born in Missouri

93.24%

Native Born

6.76%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.24% of St. Louis city, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 66.91% having been born in Missouri. 3.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in St. Louis city, Missouri

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990