St. James, Missouri Population 2022

3,989
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St. James is a city located in Phelps County Missouri. St. James has a 2020 population of 3,989. St. James is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -5.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,221 in 2010.

The average household income in St. James is $50,253 with a poverty rate of 19.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $92,000. The median age in St. James is 36.1 years, 34.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

St. James Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Jameswas:

  • White: 93.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Native American: 1.59%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. James, Missouri is 3,989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,989.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,221.

St. James, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,81893.67%
Two or More Races1032.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native651.59%
Asian411.01%
Black or African American250.61%
Some Other Race240.59%
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St. James Population by Race

St. James Population Pyramid $2022

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St. James Median Age

36.1


Total

34.7


Male

40.4


Female

St. James Adults

There are 3,100 adults, (736 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female

2,005

49.19%

Male

2,071

50.81%

St. James Population by Age

St. James Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. James Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female20.5%79.5%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Male50%50%
All52.8%47.2%
Married72.7%27.3%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. James Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6702.2952.8
Married739372.7
Non Family5911.1244.5
Female2982.8320.5
Male422.3150

2.8

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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St. James Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1395.09%
9th to 12th Grade33212.15%
High School Graduate85631.33%
Some College38514.09%
Associates Degree39514.46%
Bachelors Degree38414.06%
Graduate Degree2418.82%
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St. James Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4842,025492
Hispanic11210044
2+ Races847240
Asian404013
Native American343423
Other Race2424
Black222213

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 67.65%.

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,403$29,167$23,765
Less Than 9th Grade$25,673$25,865$
High School Graduate$24,345$$23,872
Some College$31,528$35,724$28,203
Bachelors Degree$24,653$25,947$
Graduate Degree$$$50,924

$26,403

Average Earnings

$29,167

Average Male

$23,765

Average Female

St. James Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. James Language by Age

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St. James Language

97.31% of St. James residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

St. James Language

St. James Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,48163718.30%
Multiple1016160.40%
Hispanic2075325.60%
OtherNaN%

19.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

26.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 18.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is Hispanic, with 25.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.59%.

St. James Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.25%
High School17.66%
Bachelors or Greater15.30%
Some College10.76%

St. James Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed23.44%
Male Employed2.97%
Male Unemployed0.00%

St. James Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. James Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,615$50,253
Families$52,026$60,823
Married Families$63,551-
Non Families$19,479$25,286
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Income by Household Type

St. James Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Married by Age and Sex

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St. James Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

St. James Marital Status by Race

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St. James Marital Status

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389

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
First Gulf War128
Second Gulf War89
Korea41
World War II27

St. James Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+133
65 to 74111
35 to 5498
55 to 6447
18 to 34

St. James Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38013.13%
Hispanic149.72%
Native American926.47%

St. James Veterans by Race

St. James Veterans by Education

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4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

St. James Employment by Age

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St. James Employment by Race

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St. James 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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67.64%

Born in St. James

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 67.64% having been born in Missouri. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

St. James Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,989-15-0.37%
20214,004-15-0.37%
20204,019-15-0.37%
20194,034-15-0.37%
20184,049-15-0.37%
20174,064-48-1.17%
20164,112-11-0.27%
20154,123-24-0.58%
20144,147-14-0.34%
20134,161-19-0.45%
20124,180-32-0.76%
20114,212-9-0.21%
20104,2215171.32%
20003,7044481.30%
19903,256-72-0.22%
19803,3285411.79%
19702,7870.00%

St. James Population by Year