St. Louis County, Missouri (MO)

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County population in 2012: 1,000,438 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 1,016,315 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 214,135
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 77,802
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 299,789
Renter-occupied apartments: 112,828 (it was 104,523 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%

Land area: 508 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 1967 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Louis County: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in St. Louis County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (23.2%)
  • Asian alone (3.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 472,903  (48.2%)
Females: 526,051  (51.8%)

St. Louis County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Louis County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,290 ($50,532 in 1999)

This county:

$59290
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $716 (lower quartile is $566, upper quartile is $892)
This county:

$716
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,800 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
St. Louis:

$170,800
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,300 - $280,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,378
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $492

Institutionalized population: 12,035
St. Louis County, MO map from a distance

Health of residents in St. Louis County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
82.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.
24.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1993 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2001: 1868 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2002: 1673 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2003: 1969 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2004: 2147 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2005: 2155 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2006: 1431 buildings, average cost: $300,300
  • 2007: 1234 buildings, average cost: $314,100
  • 2008: 620 buildings, average cost: $383,100
  • 2009: 504 buildings, average cost: $363,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,502 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,292 (1.4%)

St. Louis County household income distribution in 2009 St. Louis County home values distribution St. Louis County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.7%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.9% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.4% for other race residents, 24.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.7%
St. Louis County:

10.7%
Missouri:

15.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.9% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.9% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.2% for other race residents, 24.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 18 years old)

Area name: St. Louis, MO-IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Louis County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $842 a month.

Cities in this county include: Florissant, Chesterfield, University City, Oakville, Wildwood, Ballwin, Mehlville, Kirkwood, Hazelwood, Maryland Heights.

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in St. Louis County:

Carbon Monoxide: 1 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Lead: 0.05 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.109 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 27 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 75 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 44 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in St. Louis County: Peerless Park Landfill (A), City of Saint Louis Bellefontaine Farm (B), Heartland Plaza (C), Southmoor Golf Course (D), Onyx Oak Ridge Landfill (E), Mehlville Fire Protection District Station 4 (F), Metro West Fire Protection District Station 2 (G), Metro - North Fire Protection District (H), Mehlville Fire Protection District Station 7 (I), Museum of Transport (J), Eureka Fire Protection District Training Center (K), Fenton Fire District Station 3 (L), West County Emergency Medical Services and Fire Protection District Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rhodes Plaza Shopping Center (1), Strollway Shopping Center (2), Butler Hill Village Shopping Center (3), Central City Shopping Center (4), Clocktower Shopping Center (5), Crossing of Hall Ferry Shopping Center (6), North Hills Shopping Center (7), Paddock Forest Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Louis County include: Saint Bernadette Catholic Church (A), Restoration Temple Church of God in Christ (B), Peoples Community Christian Church (C), Mary Mother of the Church Parish Hall (D), Gospel Assembly Church (E), Word Christian Fellowship Church (F), True Gospel Church of God (G), South County Christian Center (H), San Francisco Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ranken Cemetery (1), Lewis Cemetery (2), Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Butler Lakes (A), Lone Elk Reservoir (B), Wilson Island (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Antire Creek (A), Clear Creek (B), Coldwater Creek (C), Fox Creek (D), Glaize Creek (E), Keifer Creek (F), Mill Creek (G), Spring Branch (H), Sugar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. Louis County include: Sylvan Springs County Park (1), Buder Park (2), Love Park (3), Castlewood State Park (4), West Tyson County Park (5), Queeny County Park (6), Suson Park (7), Lone Elk County Park (8), Jefferson Barracks County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Franklin County , Jefferson County , Madison County, Illinois , Monroe County, Illinois , St. Clair County, Illinois , St. Charles County , St. Louis city .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 64,556
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 42,702 (49% naturalized citizens)

St. Louis County:

4.2%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 12,974
  • 1990 to 1994: 7,286
  • 1985 to 1989: 4,560
  • 1980 to 1984: 3,276
  • 1975 to 1979: 3,598
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,330
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,153
  • 1965 to 1969: 6,525

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.0%

St. Louis County marital status for males St. Louis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in St. Louis County with a mortgage: 199,885 (18,909 second mortgage, 25,807 home equity loan, 605 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 79,456

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Louis County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic230,48874
Evangelical Protestant162,614384
Mainline Protestant74,404130
Other37,15687
Black Protestant9,36948
Orthodox2,0427
None482,881-
St. Louis County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 176
St. Louis County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
St. Louis County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 683
This county:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Louis County:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

28.0%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in St. Louis County:

Average size of farms: 120 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,896
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1172.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,481
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,846
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 73.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.67%
Corn for grain: 4565 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 992 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8419 harvested acres
Vegetables: 307 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37 acres

Tornado activity:

St. Louis County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 1127502.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 25 fatalities and 587 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/10/1959, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Louis County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from St. Louis County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from St. Louis County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Louis County (%):

  • German (27%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

St. Louis County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 423,029 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 41,624 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,546 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 222 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,217 (0%)
  • Railroad: 187 (0%)
  • Taxi: 452 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 182 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 481 (0%)
  • Walked: 6,231 (1%)
  • Other means: 2,089 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 16,059 (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in St. Louis County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 8,735 people in nursing homes
  • 4,637 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,221 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,098 people in state prisons
  • 1,015 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 720 people in religious group quarters
  • 439 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 392 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 238 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 188 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 143 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 106 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 79 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 67 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 57 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 47 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 47 people in other group homes
  • 34 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 33 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 23 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 17 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 17 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in St. Louis County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 8,936 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5,929 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,258 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,082 people in state prisons
  • 572 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 331 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 269 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 256 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 210 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 183 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 167 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 153 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 60 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 44 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $75,375.

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Missouri average:

6.69%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

3.40% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($21,965 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($22,043 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

2.05%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis city, MO  1.79% ($33,589 average AGI)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.59% ($40,563)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.45% ($35,695)
from St. Clair County, IL  0.13% ($38,513)
from Madison County, IL  0.12% ($48,722)
from Franklin County, MO  0.09% ($41,214)
from Boone County, MO  0.07% ($33,897)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Missouri average:

6.91%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($572 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.05%
Missouri average:

0.05%

3.49% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($21,377 average AGI)
2.44% relocated to other states ($26,307 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

2.44%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis city, MO  1.58% ($28,806 average AGI)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.84% ($48,197)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.47% ($39,529)
to Cook County, IL  0.11% ($55,219)
to Franklin County, MO  0.10% ($46,761)
to Madison County, IL  0.10% ($41,118)
to St. Clair County, IL  0.09% ($34,621)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in St. Louis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Louis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Louis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 159,375 (141,129 aged, 18,246 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4226.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 88.38
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 5952.130

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1202.590
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983.010
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.87

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 70.29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.23
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 4415.040

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 65.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 5.4
  • Suffocation - 3.1
  • Other - 8.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 50.3
  • Poisoning - 23.4
  • Suffocation - 21.7
  • Other - 7.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 979,500

Size of family households: 115,781 2-persons, 62,472 3-persons, 51,171 4-persons, 22,497 5-persons, 7,614 6-persons, 3,888 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 119,346 1-person, 18,678 2-persons, 2,403 3-persons, 691 4-persons, 150 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

174,744 married couples with children.
59,537 single-parent households (9,623 men, 49,914 women).

93.6% of residents of St. Louis County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,765,109,000 ($5712 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $553,669,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,539,805,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,369,883,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,564,000
Federal grants: $965,275,000
Federal procurement contracts: $450,880,000 ($335,894,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $434,703,000 ($170,696,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $11,317,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $547,446,000
Federal Government insurance: $769,490,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 65,364
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 50,290
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9,933
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -35,437
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Louis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 178.88 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,345
  • 2000 to 2004: 24,451
  • 1990 to 1999: 38,754
  • 1980 to 1989: 50,613
  • 1970 to 1979: 80,452
  • 1960 to 1969: 79,078
  • 1950 to 1959: 86,872
  • 1940 to 1949: 32,108
  • 1939 or earlier: 42,649
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Louis County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 88
  • 2 rooms: 853
  • 3 rooms: 4,038
  • 4 rooms: 19,956
  • 5 rooms: 64,897
  • 6 rooms: 66,567
  • 7 rooms: 55,868
  • 8 rooms: 46,632
  • 9+ rooms: 40,890
  • 1 room: 2,710
  • 2 rooms: 8,099
  • 3 rooms: 22,663
  • 4 rooms: 32,956
  • 5 rooms: 22,028
  • 6 rooms: 9,447
  • 7 rooms: 3,688
  • 8 rooms: 1,910
  • 9+ rooms: 1,022
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Louis County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 245
  • 1 bedroom: 5,715
  • 2 bedrooms: 61,559
  • 3 bedrooms: 141,599
  • 4 bedrooms: 76,248
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14,423
  • no bedroom: 3,328
  • 1 bedroom: 33,357
  • 2 bedrooms: 49,304
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,196
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,814
  • 5+ bedrooms: 524
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 10,292
  • 1 vehicle: 86,978
  • 2 vehicles: 142,100
  • 3 vehicles: 45,443
  • 4 vehicles: 11,625
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,351
  • no vehicle: 15,539
  • 1 vehicle: 56,630
  • 2 vehicles: 27,535
  • 3 vehicles: 3,783
  • 4 vehicles: 722
  • 5+ vehicles: 314

60% of St. Louis County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Missouri.

St. Louis County:

60.1%
State average:

54.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $72,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Louis County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.6%)
  • Electricity (9.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (60.4%)
  • Electricity (37.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29,860
Here:

24.9%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13,866
Here:

23.5%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16,610
Here:

34.5%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Louis County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,348,000
    Air Transportation: $3,849,000
    General - Other: $268,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $74,242,000
    Regular Highways: $48,751,000
    Health - Other: $46,950,000
    General - Other: $40,724,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,624,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,305,000
    Financial Administration: $24,399,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,665,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,753,000
    Air Transportation: $19,401,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,775,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,311,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,976,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,894,000
    Water Utilities: $3,576,000
    Sewerage: $2,655,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,478,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $237,136,000
    Corporate Bonds: $61,919,000
    Benefit Payments: $24,972,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $10,561,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,271,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $144,484,000
    Transit Utilities: $85,720,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $7,434,000
    Police Protection: $2,322,000
    General - Other: $1,170,000
    Health - Other: $401,000
    Parks and Recreation: $346,000
    Water Utilities: $222,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $205,000
    Financial Administration: $175,000
    Air Transportation: $119,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $36,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,193,000

St. Louis County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $50,694,000
    Air Transportation: $21,721,000
    Sewerage: $2,981,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,390,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,009,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $40,799,000
    From Parent Local Government: $31,835,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $11,270,000
    Air Transportation: $3,054,000
    All Other: $2,617,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,169,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,577,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,881,000
    Rents: $2,620,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,745,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,299,000
    Highways: $20,458,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,939,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,308,000
    Public Welfare: $1,172,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $312,159,000
    Property: $151,631,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,324,000
    Other License: $14,086,000
    Other Selective Sales: $9,136,000

St. Louis County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $243,893,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $156,828,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $142,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,821,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $121,195,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $34,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,185,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,291,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $46,000,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $31,000,000

St. Louis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,679,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $90,163,000
    Total Federal Securities: $41,893,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $222,397,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,836,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

St. Louis County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

St. Louis County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 173 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4,490$135,7106,074$194,83935,233$203,6581,039$91,79265$2,636,0152,267$126,94323$188,217
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED206$143,728370$255,1812,501$188,871176$61,2165$738,600105$154,8952$31,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED565$122,184643$189,6077,961$183,444984$41,75711$2,164,091511$107,06814$64,857
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN463$135,263624$207,6525,623$181,582222$90,9053$2,983,333259$147,8962$112,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS80$127,92596$205,1151,428$184,50669$84,9130$069$121,4781$15,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 169 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,098$206,7191,168$202,8524$147,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED316$193,972398$206,60312$138,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED167$191,880229$209,8128$122,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN91$198,58293$205,7422$63,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS34$171,67623$203,6963$69,667
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in St. Louis County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7,55579.6 years
John7,26474.7 years
William6,73175.4 years
Robert4,88371.2 years
James4,65471.5 years
Charles4,27474.3 years
Joseph4,05975.7 years
George3,62276.5 years
Helen3,62181.0 years
Dorothy3,43478.3 years
Most common last names in St. Louis County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,24175.3 years
Williams1,49773.4 years
Johnson1,46573.6 years
Miller1,25376.5 years
Brown1,22474.3 years
Jones1,19874.3 years
Davis1,02274.2 years
Meyer91377.9 years
Wilson77475.3 years
Moore76673.8 years
Businesses in St. Louis County, MO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness3Justice4
7-Eleven27KFC11
ALDI11Kincaid2
ALDO3Kmart5
AMF Bowling2Knights Inn1
AT&T22Kohl's5
Abercrombie & Fitch2La Quinta4
Abercrombie Kids1La-Z-Boy4
Ace Hardware7Lane Bryant5
Advance Auto Parts12Lane Furniture15
Aeropostale5LensCrafters7
American Eagle Outfitters6Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor7Little Caesars Pizza15
Apple Store2Long John Silver's2
Applebee's9Lowe's6
Arby's13Macy's5
Ascend Collection1Marriott12
Ashley Furniture2Marshalls7
Audi3MasterBrand Cabinets62
AutoZone17Maurices1
Avenue4Mazda3
BMW3McDonald's48
Bakers4Men's Wearhouse7
Bally Total Fitness2Motel 64
Banana Republic4Motherhood Maternity12
Barnes & Noble4New Balance34
Baskin-Robbins4New York & Co4
Bath & Body Works9Nike84
Bebe2Nissan4
Bed Bath & Beyond4Nordstrom2
Ben & Jerry's2Office Depot10
Bentleymotors.Com1OfficeMax9
Best Western3Old Navy5
Blockbuster17Olive Garden4
Brooks Brothers2Outback3
Brookstone2Outback Steakhouse3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards2Pac Sun3
Budget Car Rental5Panda Express4
Burger King16Panera Bread25
CVS5Papa John's Pizza10
Cache2Payless15
Casual Male XL3Penske6
Catherines4PetSmart7
Charlotte Russe4Pier 1 Imports5
Chevrolet4Pizza Hut18
Chick-Fil-A2Plato's Closet3
Chico's4Popeyes8
Chipotle6Pottery Barn2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pottery Barn Kids1
Church's Chicken10Qdoba Mexican Grill12
Cinnabon 2Quality4
Circle K34Quiznos16
Clarks2RadioShack18
Cold Stone Creamery7Ramada2
Coldwater Creek2Red Lobster5
Comfort Inn5Red Robin1
Costco2Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel2Ruby Tuesday2
Crate & Barrel1Rue212
Cricket Wireless36Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Curves15SAS Shoes1
DHL5SONIC Drive-In11
Dairy Queen21Saks Fifth Avenue1
Days Inn2Sam's Club6
Deb2Sears12
Decora Cabinetry17Sephora3
Dennys7Sheraton3
Domino's Pizza26Shoe Carnival5
DressBarn6Skechers USA1
Dressbarn7Slumberland1
Dunkin Donuts2Soma Intimates3
Eddie Bauer3Spencer Gifts3
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel19
Express4Starbucks31
Famous Footwear7Steak 'n Shake22
Fashion Bug3Subaru3
FedEx160Subway62
Finish Line5Super 82
Firestone Complete Auto Care19T-Mobile49
Foot Locker7T.G.I. Driday's3
Ford8T.J.Maxx3
Forever 215Taco Bell29
GNC14Talbots2
GameStop15Target9
Gap4The Cheesecake Factory2
Goodwill6The Limited3
Gymboree5The Room Place1
H&M3Torrid2
H&R Block38Toyota5
Haagen-Dazs1Toys"R"Us11
Hardee's14Trader Joe's4
Haworth1Travelodge1
Hilton13True Value6
Hobby Lobby2U-Haul32
Holiday Inn10U.S. Cellular13
Hollister Co.4UPS191
Home Depot10Urban Outfitters1
HomeTown Buffet3Value City Furniture2
Honda4Vans9
Hot Topic5Verizon Wireless6
Houlihan's3Victoria's Secret4
Hyundai3Volkswagen4
IHOP7Waffle House6
InTown Suites1Walgreens44
J. Jill3Walmart7
J.Crew3Wendy's5
JCPenney4Wet Seal4
Jack In The Box15White Castle14
JoS. A. Bank3Whole Foods Market2
Johnny Rockets2Wingate1
Jones New York25YMCA8
Journeys6

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