Maryland Heights, Missouri Population 2021

26,884
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Maryland Heights is a city located in St. Louis County Missouri. With a 2020 population of 26,884, it is the 25th largest city in Missouri and the 1429th largest city in the United States . Maryland Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,472 in 2010. Maryland Heights reached it's highest population of 27,461 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Maryland Heights has a population density of 1,229 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maryland Heights is $79,978 with a poverty rate of 7.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,043 per month, and the median house value is $158,800. The median age in Maryland Heights is 36.9 years, 34.8 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Maryland Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maryland Heights was:

  • White: 65.99%
  • Asian: 16.07%
  • Black or African American: 13.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Maryland Heights, Missouri is 26,884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,992.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,472.

Maryland Heights, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,87065.99%
Asian4,35216.07%
Black or African American3,74013.81%
Two or More Races8433.11%
Some Other Race2120.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.23%
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Maryland Heights Population by Race

Maryland Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Maryland Heights Median Age

36.9


Total

34.8


Male

39.1


Female

Maryland Heights Adults

There are 22,136 adults, (3,925 of whom are seniors) in Maryland Heights.

Maryland Heights Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Maryland Heights Sex Ratio

Female

13,981

51.63%

Male

13,099

48.37%

Maryland Heights Population by Age

Maryland Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maryland Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.1%34.9%
Male59.6%40.4%
All56%44%
Female49%51%
Non Family48.5%51.5%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maryland Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9912.2156
Non Family5,1261.2748.5
Married5,0972.965.1
Female1,3622.9749
Male4062.7859.6

2.86

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Maryland Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3521.80%
9th to 12th Grade7713.95%
High School Graduate3,88219.87%
Some College3,79419.42%
Associates Degree1,6728.56%
Bachelors Degree5,24126.83%
Graduate Degree3,82219.57%
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Maryland Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maryland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,20312,4985,065
Asian3,2293,0562,819
Black2,2242,081820
Hispanic563472182
2+ Races354343139
Other Race17313470

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.30%.

Maryland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,674$54,917$38,899
Less Than 9th Grade$31,458$33,783$17,250
High School Graduate$29,160$33,092$23,194
Some College$35,581$37,067$35,198
Bachelors Degree$56,019$65,833$45,584
Graduate Degree$73,193$88,375$61,882

$45,674

Average Earnings

$54,917

Average Male

$38,899

Average Female

Maryland Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maryland Heights Language by Age

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Maryland Heights Language

78.61% of Maryland Heights residents speak only English, while 21.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.33% of the population.

Maryland Heights Language

Maryland Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8318174.85%
Black3,63474120.39%
Hispanic87624027.40%
Asian4,3521513.47%
Multiple84314817.56%
Other2126832.08%

7.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.62%

Male Poverty Rate

7.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maryland Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maryland Heights is Other, with 32.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maryland Heights is Asian, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Maryland Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.92%
High School5.75%
Some College5.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Maryland Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.78%
Male Unemployed28.94%
Male Employed6.44%
Female Employed2.70%

Maryland Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maryland Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,686$79,978
Families$81,355$95,783
Married Families$91,941-
Non Families$46,047$57,239
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Income by Household Type

Maryland Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Maryland Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Maryland Heights 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.

Maryland Heights Marital Status by Race

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Maryland Heights Marital Status

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1,403

Number of Veterans

1,321

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam486
Second Gulf War399
First Gulf War178
Korea90
World War II42

Maryland Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74377
18 to 34359
75+305
35 to 54201
55 to 64161

Maryland Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1887.80%
Black1725.96%
Islander43100.00%

Maryland Heights Veterans by Race

Maryland Heights Veterans by Education

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5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maryland Heights Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Maryland Heights Employment by Age

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Maryland Heights Employment by Race

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Maryland Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.11%

Born in Maryland Heights

80.83%

Native Born

19.17%

Foreign Born

13.15%

Non Citizen

6.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.83% of Maryland Heights residents were born in the United States, with 56.11% having been born in Missouri. 13.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Maryland Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,884-36-0.13%
202026,920-36-0.13%
201926,956-36-0.13%
201826,992130.05%
201726,979-131-0.48%
201627,110-208-0.76%
201527,318-40-0.15%
201427,358-31-0.11%
201327,389-49-0.18%
201227,438-18-0.07%
201127,456-5-0.02%
201027,4611,7050.64%
200025,7563490.14%
199025,40719,73116.17%
19805,676-3,124-4.29%
19708,8006,80015.97%
19602,0001,0003.53%
19401,0000.00%

Maryland Heights Population by Year