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St. Louis Population

St. Louis is the city in Missouri State of United States, located near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers on the western bank. St. Louis population in 2021 is estimated to be 300,937, covers city area of 65.99 sq mi (170.92 sq km), Ranks second largest city in Missouri, and sixty-fifth populous city in the United States. Greater St. Louis is a bi-state metropolitan area includes parts of United States of Missouri and Illinois, Greater urban part surrounds the independent city of St. Louis. Gateway Arch is the world tallest man-made arch of about 630 feet. St. Louis was founded in 1764, by French fur traders Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent, Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau, who named the city for Louis IX of France. In 1800, the city was sold to U.S as a part of Louisiana Purchase.

Below is the St. Louis, Missouri population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010319,318
2011319,294-0.01
2012319,3870.03
2013318,459-0.29
2014317,395-0.33
2015315,878-0.48
2016312,389-1.10
2017307,866-1.45
2018302,838-1.63
2019300,576-0.75
2020301,5780.33
2021 *300,937-0.21
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

St. Louis city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearSt. Louis Population
19501,406,966
19551,508,570
19601,645,953
19651,755,982
19701,865,859
19751,868,272
19801,851,153
19851,889,591
19901,938,996
19952,001,196
20002,067,493
20052,108,394
20102,145,134
20112,152,560
20152,182,524
2020*2,212,076
2025*2,241,984
2035*2,432,961
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 St. Louis city Population(UA)

Greater St. Louis

Greater St. Louis or St. Louis metropolitan area is an urbanized region centered on the city of St. Louis, St.Louis-St.Charles-Farmington is a combined statistical area(CSA) includes the Counties of Illinois(Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair), and the Counties of Missouri(Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis City, St. Louis and Warren). Greater St. Louis population is estimated to be 2,907,648 in 2019, ranks twentieth populous CSA.

St. Louis City(2021)Greater St. Louis(2019)
Population300,9372,907,648
Area65.99 sq mi (170.92 sq km)8,458 sq mi (21,910 sq km)
Rank65(US)20(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


St. Louis Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total St. Louis population is 300,576, out of these 145,269 are male, 155,307 are female, The sex ratio of St. Louis is 94. The median age of the St. Louis population is 36.4, St. Louis population by age are, under 18 years is 56,271, 16 years and over is 249,953, 18 years and over is 244,305, 21 years and over is 236,105, 65 years and over is 55,908. 48.3% are male, 51.7% are female, Population of St. Louis by age percentwise is, 18.7% are under 18 years old, 83.2% are 16 years and over, 81.3% are 18 years and over, 78.6% are 21 years and over, 14.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 177,400 housing units, The voting population of St. Louis are 232,756, out of these 110,760 are male voters, 121,996 are female voters, 47.6% are male, 52.4% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -518,1516.0%
5 - 914,9165.0%
10 - 1414,4644.8%
15 - 1914,1724.7%
20 - 2420,8696.9%
25 - 3461,32920.4%
35 - 4439,96313.3%
45 - 5434,22411.4%
55 - 5919,5526.5%
60 - 6419,6686.5%
65 - 7426,8298.9%
75 - 8411,7283.9%
85 and over4,7111.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


St. Louis Population by Race

According to 2019 population of St. Louis by race are:

White Population

White population in St. Louis, Missouri are 140,701, percentage wise 46.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in St. Louis, Missouri are 135,967, percentage wise 45.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in St. Louis, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in St. Louis are 10,331, percentage wise 3.4 percent are asians, out of these 1,670 are Asian Indians, 2,573 are Chinese, 525 are Filipinos, 215 are Japanese, 679 are Korean, 2,577 are Vietnamese and 2,092 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in St. Louis, Missouri are 12,543. Percentage wise 4.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 8,201 are Mexican people, 1,367 are Puerto Ricans, 254 are Cubans, and 2,721 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race300,576Percent
White140,70146.8%
Black or African American135,96745.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1230.4%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population10,3313.4%
Asian Indian1,6700.6%
Chinese2,5730.9%
Filipino5250.2%
Japanese2150.1%
Korean6790.2%
Vietnamese2,5770.9%
Other Asian Population2,092
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino12,5434.2%
Mexican8,2012.7%
Puerto Rican1,3670.5%
Cuban2540.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino2,721
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, St. Louis native population is 279,101, out of these 192,963 born in the Missouri state and 82,664 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 21,475, out of these 7,978 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,485 are in Europe, 3,704 in Asia, 1,238 in Africa, 1,454 in Latin America and 72 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in St. Louis are 13,497, out of these 734 are from Europe, 4,498 are from Asia, 3,516 from Africa, 4,164 are from Latin America and 318 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native279,101
Born in state of residence192,963
Born in other state in the United States82,664
Northeast8,629
Midwest0
South27,027
West10,614
Born outside the United States3,474
Puerto Rico533
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,941
Foreign born
Born outside of United States21,475
Naturalized U.S. citizen7,978
Europe1,485
Asia3,704
Africa1,238
Oceania25
Latin America1,454
Northern America72
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen13,497
Europe734
Asia4,498
Africa3,516
Oceania267
Latin America4,164
Northern America318
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


St. Louis Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in St. Louis, Missouri are 177,400, Occupied housing units are 146,779, Rental vacancy rate is 7. Percentage of occupancy is 83, 36.47% of houses are owner occupied and 46.27% of houses are renter occupied in St. Louis. There are 43.27 percent of one-unit detached, 3.23 percent of one-units attached, 14.55 percent of two-unit houses, 13.20 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.32 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.18 percent are available with one vehicle, 23.02 percent are available with two vehicles, 7.19 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 16.34 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units177,400
Occupied housing units146,779
Occupied housing units percent83
Rental vacancy rate7
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached76,764
1-unit attached5,724
2 units25,811
3 or 4 units23,415
Mobile home560
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied64,692
Renter-occupied82,087
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

St. Louis Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in St. Louis, Missouri is $150,700, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 4.61 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 6.66 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 6.85 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 7.10 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 5.38 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.12 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.53 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.20 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0008,187
$50,000 to $99,99911,820
$100,000 to $149,99912,159
$150,000 to $199,99912,600
$200,000 to $299,9999,543
$300,000 to $499,9997,313
$500,000 to $999,9992,717
$1,000,000 or more353
Median (dollars)150,700
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

St. Louis Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,290, 0.26 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 5.71 percent pay between $500 to $999, 9.45 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 4.10 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.66 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.97 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.14 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $444, 1.05 percent of homes pay less than $250, 4.25 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.89 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.78 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.32 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.78 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500458
$500 to $99910,129
$1,000 to $1,49916,762
$1,500 to $1,9997,267
$2,000 to $2,4992,937
$2,500 to $2,9991,715
$3,000 or more2,031
Median (dollars)1,290
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,861
$250 to $3997,539
$400 to $5998,676
$600 to $7993,166
$800 to $999569
$1,000 or more1,382
Median (dollars)444
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

St. Louis Rental

Total number of St. Louis rental homes or apartments are 82,087, occupied by Renter, The median value of St. Louis average rental rate is $828. 11.43 percent of homes are under $500, 56.35 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 26.53 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.09 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.29 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5009,381
$500 to $99946,252
$1,000 to $1,49917,475
$1,500 to $1,9994,302
$2,000 to $2,499499
$2,500 to $2,999396
$3,000 or more238
Median (dollars)828
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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