University City, Missouri Population 2020

33,972

University City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 33,972, it is the 19th largest city in Missouri and the 1150th largest city in the United States. University City is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -3.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,371 in 2010. University City reached it's highest population of 51,249 in 1960. Spanning over 6 miles, University City has a population density of 5,781 people per square mile.

The average household income in University City is $110,713 with a poverty rate of 15.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,004 per month, and the median house value is $260,200. The median age in University City is 35.6 years, 33.7 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males.

University City Demographics

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

  • White: 56.27%
  • Black or African American: 35.24%
  • Asian: 4.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.40%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of University City, Missouri is 33,972, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,371.

University City, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,49956.27%
Black or African American12,21335.24%
Asian1,5934.60%
Two or More Races8332.40%
Some Other Race3250.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native1820.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%

University City Population Pyramid 2020

University City Median Age

35.6


Total

33.7


Male

38.1


Female

University City Adults

There are 28,510 adults, (5,867 of whom are seniors) in University City.

University City Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

University City Sex Ratio

Female

18,696

53.95%

Male

15,957

46.05%

University City Households and Families

University City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

University City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.6%29.4%
All51%49%
Male50.4%49.6%
Female45.1%54.9%
Non Family36%64%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,4682.2251
Non Family7,1751.3936
Married6,0692.8570.6
Female1,8553.2545.1
Male3692.7350.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

University City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2991.26%
9th to 12th Grade9834.14%
High School Graduate3,42114.41%
Some College3,88716.37%
Associates Degree1,2775.38%
Bachelors Degree6,07525.59%
Graduate Degree7,79932.85%

University City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,05412,99310,402
Black8,8317,6862,290
Asian868805652
Hispanic574561301
Multiple Races333333149
Other Race14214229
Native American878767
Islander11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 79.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,713$52,652$43,085
Less Than High School$21,130$22,091$
High School Grad$24,353$24,344$24,365
Some College$31,075$30,702$31,412
Bachelors Degree$53,328$67,972$47,517
Graduate Degree$74,464$104,894$56,204

$46,713

Average Earnings

$52,652

Average Male

$43,085

Average Female

University City Language

University City Language by Age

University City Language

91.08% of University City residents speak only English, while 8.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.98% of the population.

University City Poverty

University City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,1242,22518.35%
White18,6351,8129.72%
Asian1,59360938.23%
Hispanic1,02737936.90%
Multiple79928235.29%
Other32520763.69%
Native1822010.99%
Islander8112.50%

15.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.20%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in University City

The race most likely to be in poverty in University City is Other, with 63.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in University City is White, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.39%
High School14.52%
Some College13.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.27%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed9.10%
Male Employed4.49%

University City Income

University City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,508$110,713
Families$84,551$137,456
Married Families$106,435-
Non Families$40,116$78,417

University City Marital Status

University City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

University City Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

University City Marital Status by Race

University City Veterans

1,655

Number of Veterans

1,546

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam497
Second Gulf War283
Korea275
First Gulf War234
World War II97

$University City Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

University City Employment Status

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

University City 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

53.00%

Born in Missouri

92.87%

Native Born

7.13%

Foreign Born

5.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.87% of University City residents were born in the United States, with 53.00% having been born in Missouri. 5.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,972-175-0.51%
201934,147-175-0.51%
201834,322-115-0.33%
201734,437-175-0.51%
201634,612-290-0.83%
201534,902-79-0.23%
201434,981-70-0.20%
201335,051-94-0.27%
201235,145-54-0.15%
201135,199-28-0.08%
201035,227-2,201-0.60%
200037,428-2,659-0.68%
199040,087-2,603-0.63%
198042,690-4,837-1.07%
197047,527-3,722-0.75%
196051,24911,3572.54%
195039,8926,8691.91%
194033,0237,2142.50%
193025,80919,01714.28%
19206,7920.00%