St. Louis City, Missouri Population 2021

St. Louis City, Missouri's estimated population is 294,890 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Louis City, Missouri is the 5th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 319,336 and has seen a growth of -7.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021294,890-2,843-0.95%
2020297,733-2,843-0.95%
2019300,576-2,843-0.94%
2018303,419-4,814-1.56%
2017308,233-4,400-1.41%
2016312,633-3,377-1.07%
2015316,010-1,389-0.44%
2014317,399-1,077-0.34%
2013318,476-940-0.29%
2012319,416720.02%
2011319,34480.00%
2010319,336-77,349-19.50%
1990396,685-56,400-12.45%
1980453,085-169,151-27.18%
1970622,236-127,790-17.04%
1960750,026-106,770-12.46%
1950856,79640,7484.99%
1940816,048-5,912-0.72%
1930821,96049,0636.35%
1920772,89785,86812.50%
1910687,029111,79119.43%
1900575,238123,46827.33%
1890451,770101,25228.89%
1880350,5180.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.95% (-2,843)
2010 Population
319,336
Growth Since 2010
-7.66% (-24,446)
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St. Louis City, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White143,40146.53%
Black or African American143,01846.41%
Asian10,3653.36%
Two or More Races7,4122.41%
Some Other Race2,9790.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native7870.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2120.07%
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St. Louis City, Missouri Population by Race

St. Louis City, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Louis City, Missouri Median Age

35.8


Total

35


Male

36.5


Female

St. Louis City, Missouri Adults

There are 248,355 adults, (40,476 of whom are seniors) in St. Louis City, Missouri.

St. Louis City, Missouri Age Dependency

48.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Louis City, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

158,999

51.59%

Male

149,175

48.41%

St. Louis City, Missouri Population by Age

St. Louis City, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Louis City, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family33.1%66.9%
Female35%65%
All43.7%56.3%
Male46.1%53.9%
Married72.5%27.5%

43.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Louis City, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All141,9522.143.7
Non Family77,6281.2333.1
Married35,1003.0272.5
Female23,9223.3435
Male5,3023.1546.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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St. Louis City, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,0003.19%
9th to 12th Grade19,8289.04%
High School Graduate52,44423.92%
Some College46,32721.13%
Associates Degree14,0046.39%
Bachelors Degree43,29019.74%
Graduate Degree36,37916.59%
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St. Louis City, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Louis City, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White108,580101,40756,689
Black92,55675,94014,585
Asian7,3316,2804,303
Hispanic7,0515,5082,577
2+ Races3,5293,1621,588
Other Race1,4661,215430
Native American677483142
Islander6262

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.70%.

St. Louis City, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,398$41,522$33,098
Less Than 9th Grade$19,951$21,322$18,313
High School Graduate$26,124$30,413$22,325
Some College$31,159$34,401$29,261
Bachelors Degree$48,733$55,745$43,252
Graduate Degree$59,957$65,463$55,384

$37,398

Average Earnings

$41,522

Average Male

$33,098

Average Female

St. Louis City, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Louis City, Missouri Language by Age

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St. Louis City, Missouri Language

90.34% of St. Louis City, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

St. Louis City, Missouri Language

St. Louis City, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black139,68542,61830.51%
White130,34315,26611.71%
Hispanic12,0123,02725.20%
Asian9,8442,41524.53%
Multiple7,3141,61622.09%
Other2,9591,05035.48%
Native74813618.18%
Islander21213664.15%

21.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.56%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Louis City, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Louis City, Missouri is Islander, with 64.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Louis City, Missouri is White, with 11.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.71%.

St. Louis City, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.66%
High School23.53%
Some College16.66%
Bachelors or Greater6.79%

St. Louis City, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.22%
Male Unemployed36.23%
Female Employed11.39%
Male Employed7.24%

St. Louis City, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Louis City, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,896$64,089
Families$57,639$82,578
Married Families$90,362$113,787
Non Families$32,844$47,236
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Income by Household Type

St. Louis City, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Louis City, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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St. Louis City, Missouri 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.

St. Louis City, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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St. Louis City, Missouri Marital Status

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16,074

Number of Veterans

14,395

Male Veterans

1,679

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,046
First Gulf War2,954
Second Gulf War2,597
Korea881
World War II238

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 644,328
65 to 744,037
35 to 543,618
75+2,630
18 to 341,461

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0326.45%
Black7,4656.96%
2+ Races3317.31%
Hispanic3123.70%
Asian1451.62%
Native American537.36%
Other Race482.70%

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Race

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Education

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17.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

St. Louis City, Missouri Employment by Age

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St. Louis City, Missouri Employment by Race

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St. Louis City, Missouri 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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65.92%

Born in St. Louis City, Missouri

92.80%

Native Born

7.20%

Foreign Born

4.06%

Non Citizen

3.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.80% of St. Louis City, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 65.92% having been born in Missouri. 4.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

St. Louis City, Missouri Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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