St. Louis city, Missouri Population 2019

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
Black or African American149,895
White144,506
Asian9,798
Two or More Races6,613
Some Other Race2,991
American Indian and Alaska Native887
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander177

St. Louis city, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

St. Louis city, Missouri Median Age

35.2


Total

34.5


Male

35.9


Female

St. Louis city, Missouri Adults

There are 252,163 adults, (38,129 of whom are seniors) in St. Louis city, Missouri.

St. Louis city, Missouri Age Dependency

47.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Louis city, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

162,643

51.65%

Male

152,224

48.35%

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
Married70.7%29.3%
Male51.4%48.6%
All43.5%56.5%
Female33.9%66.1%
Non Family33.6%66.4%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All139,7412.1843.5
Non Family75,1241.2433.6
Married34,6383.0770.7
Female24,4003.5433.9
Male5,5793.351.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Louis city, Missouri Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,1774.17%
9th to 12th Grade22,32110.14%
High School Graduate51,14223.23%
Some College47,88021.75%
Associates Degree14,5136.59%
Bachelors Degree41,63918.91%
Graduate Degree33,46915.20%

St. Louis city, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White108,16199,35353,681
Black94,28075,19514,212
Asian6,9275,6633,818
Hispanic6,8795,3222,305
Multiple Races3,3602,7381,071
Other Race1,3961,175368
Native American681460133
Islander8966

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,550$36,306$30,514
Less Than High School$17,493$18,967$16,254
High School Grad$24,250$27,185$20,564
Some College$30,106$32,385$26,472
Bachelors Degree$43,286$49,647$40,231
Graduate Degree$54,894$61,909$51,141

$32,550

Average Earnings

$36,306

Average Male

$30,514

Average Female

St. Louis city, Missouri Language

St. Louis city, Missouri Language by Age

St. Louis city, Missouri Language

90.86% of St. Louis city, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

St. Louis city, Missouri Poverty

St. Louis city, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black146,12951,10234.97%
White131,11616,97112.94%
Hispanic11,9573,28627.48%
Asian9,2432,64028.56%
Multiple6,4221,95630.46%
Other2,9361,05235.83%
Islander17711967.23%
Native8849210.41%

24.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.42%

Male Poverty Rate

26.45%

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 67.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Louis city, Missouri is Native, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.02%
High School25.17%
Some College18.62%
Bachelors or Greater7.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.15%
Male Unemployed39.41%
Female Employed13.28%
Male Employed7.98%

St. Louis city, Missouri Income

St. Louis city, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,664$57,588
Families$49,555$73,364
Married Families$79,214$103,823
Non Families$30,027$42,579

St. Louis city, Missouri Marital Status

St. Louis city, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.6%

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

17,137

Number of Veterans

15,761

Male Veterans

1,376

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,274
First Gulf War2,913
Second Gulf War2,543
Korea1,114
World War II453

St. Louis city, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7717.01%
Black7,8467.04%
Hispanic2743.30%
2 or More2526.03%
Indian11115.37%
Asian1051.23%
Other522.94%

St. Louis city, Missouri Veterans by Education

16.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Louis city, Missouri Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

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