University City, Missouri Population 2023

34,972

University City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 34,972, it is the 20th largest city in Missouri and the 1309th largest city in the United States.University City is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,065 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, University City has a population density of 5,951 people per square mile.

The average household income in University City is $114,854 with a poverty rate of 16.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in University City is 37.8 years, 35 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

University City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of University City was:

  • White: 57.02%
  • Black or African American: 32.19%
  • Asian: 6.02%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of University City, Missouri is 34,972 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,065.

University City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

University City Population by Race

University City Population Pyramid 2023

University City Median Age

37.8

Total

35

Male

39.3

Female

University City Adults

There are 28,354 adults, (6,669 of whom are seniors) in University City.

University City Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

University City Sex Ratio

Female19,03455.43%
Male15,30244.57%

University City Population by Age

University City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.89

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

University City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

University City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

University City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 90.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 87.5%.

University City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$53,220

Average Earnings

$56,734

Average Male

$50,376

Average Female

University City Earnings by Educational Attainment

University City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

University City Language

91.06% of University City residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.23% of the population.

University City Language

University City Poverty by Race

rate

16.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.19%

Male Poverty Rate

17.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in University City

The race most likely to be in poverty in University City is Asian, with 48.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in University City is White, with 11.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.25%.

University City Poverty

University City Poverty Rate by Education

University City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

University City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

University City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

University City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

University City 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.

University City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

University City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,758

Number of Veterans

1,643

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

University City Veterans by War

University City Veterans by Age

count

University City Veterans by Race

University City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

University City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

University City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

University City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

University City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.7%

Born in University City

89.71%

Native Born

8.21%

Foreign Born

5.77%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.71% of University City residents were born in the United States, with 52.7% having been born in Missouri. 5.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

University City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

University City Population by Year