St. Louis City, Missouri Population 2022

St. Louis City, Missouri's estimated population is 298,034 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Louis City, Missouri is the 5th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 319,294 and has seen a growth of -6.66% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1880350,5180.00%
1890451,770101,25228.89%
1900575,238123,46827.33%
1910687,029111,79119.43%
1920772,89785,86812.50%
1930821,96049,0636.35%
1940816,048-5,912-0.72%
1950856,79640,7484.99%
1960750,026-106,770-12.46%
1970622,236-127,790-17.04%
1980453,085-169,151-27.18%
1990396,685-56,400-12.45%
2010319,294-77,391-19.51%
2011317,522-1,772-0.55%
2012315,750-1,772-0.56%
2013313,978-1,772-0.56%
2014312,206-1,772-0.56%
2015310,434-1,772-0.57%
2016308,662-1,772-0.57%
2017306,890-1,772-0.57%
2018305,118-1,772-0.58%
2019303,346-1,772-0.58%
2020301,578-1,768-0.58%
2021299,806-1,772-0.59%
2022298,034-1,772-0.59%
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St. Louis City, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,51946.44%
Black or African American139,14045.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native7840.26%
Asian10,2663.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1120.04%
Some Other Race3,4411.13%
Two or More Races9,4473.10%
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St. Louis City, Missouri Population by Race

St. Louis City, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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St. Louis City, Missouri Median Age

36


Total

35.2


Male

36.8


Female

St. Louis City, Missouri Adults

There are 246,483 adults, (41,612 of whom are seniors) in St. Louis City, Missouri.

St. Louis City, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Louis City, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

157,017

51.53%

Male

147,692

48.47%

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
Married72.9%27.1%
Male45.7%54.3%
All44.1%55.9%
Female35.1%64.9%
Non Family33.3%66.7%

44.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Louis City, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All143,5662.0544.1
Married36,4902.9872.9
Male5,5733.0645.7
Female22,7853.2135.1
Non Family78,7181.2233.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.05

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 Grade6,9383.17%
9th to 12th Grade17,6588.08%
High School Graduate52,86824.19%
Some College45,88320.99%
Associates Degree13,8486.34%
Bachelors Degree44,74720.47%
Graduate Degree36,65216.77%
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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
Asian7,2476,2034,149
White108,632102,50958,334
2+ Races4,6324,1881,868
Hispanic7,1825,5702,684
Other Race1,6881,344486
Black91,02075,56814,603
Native American67947492
Islander7171

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 57.25%.

St. Louis City, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,051$42,523$35,458
Less Than 9th Grade$21,187$23,808$18,318
High School Graduate$27,636$31,913$23,066
Some College$32,044$36,078$30,036
Bachelors Degree$49,130$55,394$43,775
Graduate Degree$60,823$67,049$56,222

$39,051

Average Earnings

$42,523

Average Male

$35,458

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

90.30% of St. Louis City, Missouri residents speak only English, while 9.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.06% 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
Black136,03738,75128.49%
Asian9,7312,39524.61%
Native71215722.05%
Hispanic12,0442,48720.65%
Multiple9,3321,63117.48%
White129,96314,83011.41%
Islander11265.36%
Other1,104NaN%

20.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.87%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Louis City, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Louis City, Missouri is Black, with 28.49% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.05%.

St. Louis City, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.04%
High School22.23%
Some College16.54%
Bachelors or Greater7.04%

St. Louis City, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.45%
Male Unemployed36.64%
Female Employed10.60%
Female Unemployed46.01%

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$45,782$65,863
Families$60,978$84,078
Married Families$91,587$113,393
Non Families$34,523$49,031
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Income by Household Type

St. Louis City, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

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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15,797

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,760
First Gulf War2,996
Vietnam5,640
Korea772
World War II371

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,731
35 to 543,377
55 to 643,871
65 to 744,056
75+2,762

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0356.50%
Black7,1906.87%
Native American567.87%
Asian1421.59%
Other Race311.48%
2+ Races3435.96%
Hispanic2973.48%

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Race

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Education

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15.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Louis City, Missouri Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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65.79%

Born in St. Louis City, Missouri

93.14%

Native Born

6.86%

Foreign Born

3.88%

Non Citizen

2.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.14% of St. Louis City, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 65.79% having been born in Missouri. 3.88% 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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