St. James, Missouri Population 2020

3,983

St. James is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 3,983, it is the 165th largest city in Missouri and the 5412th largest city in the United States. St. James is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,216 in 2010. St. James reached it's highest population of 4,224 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, St. James has a population density of 932 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. James is $51,408 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in St. James is 37.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.2 males.

St. James Demographics

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

  • White: 91.59%
  • Two or more races: 4.91%
  • Native American: 2.31%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. James, Missouri is 3,983, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,067.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,216.

St. James, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,76691.59%
Two or More Races2024.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native952.31%
Some Other Race230.56%
Black or African American180.44%
Asian80.19%

St. James Population Pyramid 2020

St. James Median Age

37.9


Total

35.6


Male

44.7


Female

St. James Adults

There are 3,157 adults, (757 of whom are seniors) in St. James.

St. James Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Sex Ratio

Female

1,929

46.91%

Male

2,183

53.09%

St. James Households and Families

St. James Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. James Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All57%43%
Male54.3%45.7%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female24.6%75.4%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6252.3557
Married7822.9675.1
Non Family5241.147.7
Female2842.9424.6
Male352.654.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. James Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1796.30%
9th to 12th Grade31210.97%
High School Graduate82929.16%
Some College48517.06%
Associates Degree36912.98%
Bachelors Degree42815.05%
Graduate Degree2418.48%

St. James Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5342,078546
Multiple Races16112641
Hispanic837137
Native American656535
Other Race2323
Black161610
Asian77

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 black people with a rate of 62.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,242$30,795$24,596
Less Than High School$26,452$26,492$
High School Grad$26,672$39,554$25,786
Some College$31,136$32,875$19,514
Bachelors Degree$20,938$21,857$
Graduate Degree$30,913$31,058$

$27,242

Average Earnings

$30,795

Average Male

$24,596

Average Female

St. James Language

St. James Language by Age

St. James Language

98.70% of St. James residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

St. James Poverty

St. James Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,41950714.83%
Multiple17816190.45%
Hispanic1565635.90%

18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.15%

Male Poverty Rate

24.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James is Multiple, with 90.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James is White, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.41%
High School22.68%
Bachelors or Greater13.02%
Some College8.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed61.16%
Female Employed16.75%
Male Employed1.82%

St. James Income

St. James Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,417$51,408
Families$59,475$61,818
Married Families$66,019-
Non Families$19,674$25,206

St. James Marital Status

St. James Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

St. James Marital Status by Race

St. James Veterans

502

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
First Gulf War160
Second Gulf War119
World War II60
Korea52

$St. James Veterans by Education

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

St. James 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

66.42%

Born in Missouri

99.95%

Native Born

0.05%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.95% of St. James residents were born in the United States, with 66.42% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,983-42-1.04%
20194,025-42-1.03%
20184,067-9-0.22%
20174,076-42-1.02%
20164,118-10-0.24%
20154,128-21-0.51%
20144,149-17-0.41%
20134,166-16-0.38%
20124,182-33-0.78%
20114,215-9-0.21%
20104,2245201.32%
20003,7044481.30%
19903,256-72-0.22%
19803,3285411.79%
19702,7870.00%