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St. Louis city, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 311,404 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 348,189 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 46,607
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,818
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 68,917
Renter-occupied apartments: 77,632 (it was 78,159 in 2000)
% of renters here:

53%
State:

31%

Land area: 62 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 5029 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Louis city: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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St. Louis city races chart

Races in St. Louis city, Missouri:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (46.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Asian alone (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 150,976  (48.5%)
Females: 160,428  (51.5%)
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St. Louis city,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Louis city:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,346 ($27,156 in 1999)

This county:

$40,346
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $617 (lower quartile is $482, upper quartile is $815)
This county:

$617
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $125,800 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
St. Louis city:

$125,800
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,400 - $195,800

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $174,764
Here:

$174,764
State:

$199,711

Townhouses or other attached units: $185,626
Here:

$185,626
State:

$185,692

In 2-unit structures: $106,099
Here:

$106,099
State:

$123,941

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,770
Here:

$244,770
State:

$163,521

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $298,700
Here:

$298,700
State:

$194,576

Mobile homes: $70,000
Here:

$70,000
State:

$92,392
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,192
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 4,822
St. Louis city, MO map from a distance

Health of residents in St. Louis city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
70.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
82.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
57.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
17.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 162 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2001: 126 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2002: 150 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2003: 167 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2004: 171 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2005: 360 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2006: 340 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2007: 261 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2008: 157 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2009: 91 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2010: 102 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2012: 84 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2013: 50 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2014: 96 buildings, average cost: $192,800

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 2016: $1,462 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $954 (1.1%)

St. Louis city household income distribution in 2009 St. Louis city home values distribution St. Louis city contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.8%
St. Louis city:

23.8%
Missouri:

14.0%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.6% for American Indian residents, 59.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.7% for other race residents, 33.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.3 years old
(Males: 34.4 years old, Females: 36.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.8 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 45.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.9 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 city 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: St. Louis.

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

2012 air pollution in St. Louis city:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.272 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 17.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hardy County, West Virginia , Osage County , Washington County, Illinois , Trego County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 24,410
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 19,245 (44.3% naturalized citizens)

St. Louis city:

6.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 5,891
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,789
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,984
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,727
  • 1970 to 1979: 945
  • Before 1970: 1,633
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis city population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 76,978
  • One, attached: 4,883
  • Two: 28,057
  • 3 or 4: 25,074
  • 5 to 9: 9,188
  • 10 to 19: 4,143
  • 20 to 49: 7,455
  • 50 or more: 18,955
  • Mobile homes: 977

Housing units in St. Louis city with a mortgage: 40,238 (1,088 second mortgage, 3,613 home equity loan, 482 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20,360

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Louis city

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,01440
Black Protestant34,56397
Evangelical Protestant33,664157
Mainline Protestant17,52772
Other9,83240
Orthodox2,7535
None171,941-
St. Louis city 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: 98
St. Louis city:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
St. Louis city:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 318
This county:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Louis city:

10.6%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis city:

31.9%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

13.5%

Earthquake activity:

St. Louis city-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 128.1 miles away from St. Louis city 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 127.9 miles away from the 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 108.2 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 140.8 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 144.6 miles away from St. Louis city 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 130.0 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 in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (14%)
  • Vietnam (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (7%)
  • Iraq (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • Nepal (2%)

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

  • German (8%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)

St. Louis city mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 198,061 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 21,859 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15,596 (6.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 56 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,622 (1.0%)
  • Railroad: 482 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,528 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,295 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 6,004 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 6,495 (2.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 2,943 people in nursing homes
  • 2,829 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,070 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,016 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 713 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 387 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 358 people in religious group quarters
  • 344 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 190 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 178 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 157 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 148 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 65 people in halfway houses
  • 56 people in other group homes
  • 51 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 45 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 45 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 25 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 19 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in military ships

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

  • 4,167 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,060 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,025 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 948 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 728 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 715 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 572 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 527 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 526 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 273 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 224 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 108 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,481.

10.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.55%
Missouri average:

6.69%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
St. Louis city:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.04%

6.85% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($18,842 average AGI)
3.66% relocated from other states ($13,568 average AGI)
St. Louis city:

3.66%
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 County, MO  5.44% ($28,806 average AGI)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.39% ($33,717)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.36% ($29,341)
from St. Clair County, IL  0.35% ($32,925)
from Madison County, IL  0.26% ($31,589)
from Cook County, IL  0.16% ($43,510)
from Boone County, MO  0.10% ($26,336)


10.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.88%
Missouri average:

6.91%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($383 average AGI)
St. Louis city:

0.09%
Missouri average:

0.05%

7.42% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($22,981 average AGI)
3.37% relocated to other states ($14,144 average AGI)
St. Louis city:

3.37%
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 County, MO  6.09% ($33,589 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.41% ($32,954)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.35% ($43,464)
to St. Clair County, IL  0.25% ($34,459)
to Cook County, IL  0.19% ($41,937)
to Madison County, IL  0.15% ($37,916)
to Boone County, MO  0.07% ($28,938)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in St. Louis city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Louis city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Louis city

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Louis city


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 47,933 (34,976 aged, 12,957 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,149 (4%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Louis city, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (5,223)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,255)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,602)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,755)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,558)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (1,533)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,301)
  • Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge (1,281)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,217)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1,139)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 70,744
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,530
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 139,753

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,519
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,101
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 105

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 275.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 213.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 27.3
  • Other - 34.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.3
  • Suffocation - 30.6
  • Poisoning - 26.5
  • Other - 10.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 311,404
  • In family households: 206,142 (24,479 male householders, 39,171 female householders)
    33,430 spouses, 76,782 children (73,242 natural, 1,721 adopted, 1,819 stepchildren), 11,794 grandchildren, 6,528 brothers or sisters, 3,116 parents, 5,494 other relatives, 5,348 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 94,755 (37,659 male householders (30,798 living alone)), 37,712 female householders (31,058 living alone)), 19,384 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,507

Size of family households: 30,924 2-persons, 15,489 3-persons, 9,693 4-persons, 4,545 5-persons, 2,062 6-persons, 937 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 61,856 1-person, 11,949 2-persons, 988 3-persons, 321 4-persons, 257 5-persons.

21,490 married couples with children.
29,341 single-parent households (3,888 men, 25,453 women).

90.6% of residents of St. Louis city speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $9,095,374,000 ($26,496 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,063,372,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $816,020,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $863,448,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $46,751,000
Federal grants: $1,372,140,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,174,724,000 ($4,856,399,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $822,289,000 ($129,578,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $93,679,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $175,610,000
Federal Government insurance: $70,549,000

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

Births: 28,787
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 20,986
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8,948
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -43,689
Here -127 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Louis city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 147.06 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 726
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,427
  • 2000 to 2009: 7,985
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,685
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,754
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,130
  • 1960 to 1969: 11,210
  • 1950 to 1959: 18,425
  • 1940 to 1949: 14,505
  • 1939 or earlier: 102,863
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis city population
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Louis city, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis city population
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 197
  • 3 rooms: 1,974
  • 4 rooms: 8,579
  • 5 rooms: 15,343
  • 6 rooms: 13,539
  • 7 rooms: 7,255
  • 8 rooms: 4,941
  • 9+ rooms: 8,731
  • 1 room: 4,776
  • 2 rooms: 5,434
  • 3 rooms: 19,238
  • 4 rooms: 21,859
  • 5 rooms: 14,752
  • 6 rooms: 7,806
  • 7 rooms: 2,711
  • 8 rooms: 872
  • 9+ rooms: 975
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Louis city, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis city population
  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 5,884
  • 2 bedrooms: 24,088
  • 3 bedrooms: 18,512
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,558
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,517
  • no bedroom: 5,437
  • 1 bedroom: 32,077
  • 2 bedrooms: 28,206
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,977
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,259
  • 5+ bedrooms: 467
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis city, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis city population
  • no vehicle: 4,324
  • 1 vehicle: 24,454
  • 2 vehicles: 22,587
  • 3 vehicles: 6,810
  • 4 vehicles: 2,007
  • 5+ vehicles: 416
  • no vehicle: 21,365
  • 1 vehicle: 41,280
  • 2 vehicles: 13,520
  • 3 vehicles: 1,690
  • 4 vehicles: 398
  • 5+ vehicles: 170

81% of St. Louis city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Missouri.

St. Louis city:

81.1%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 208,946
  • Other state: 80,403
  • Northeast: 4,997
  • Midwest: 38,861
  • South: 26,967
  • West: 9,578

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Louis city
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (86.4%)
  • Electricity (12.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (59.0%)
  • Electricity (39.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,991
Here:

15.6%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,822
Here:

21.8%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,222
Here:

50.8%
Missouri:

24.6%

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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 12,705
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,347
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 11,358
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,970
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,475
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 2,260
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,577
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 5,852
St. Louis city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

St. Louis city Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 113 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 ORIGINATED1,531$127,9441,442$141,0765,345$152,408241$57,74368$875,941763$110,1451$25,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED77$125,870105$165,943481$142,30654$40,0191$500,00059$113,6950$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED202$116,658247$124,2552,219$136,461424$33,68918$1,078,000339$97,1503$69,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN174$123,770198$152,5861,254$139,41673$59,4668$4,417,000178$107,8991$57,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$104,07732$138,031312$141,27214$54,1430$032$133,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 88 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED309$165,948252$175,9643$136,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED105$171,68690$165,6567$138,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED62$184,48451$154,7651$32,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$165,03722$206,0911$248,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$145,5719$156,8894$135,000
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 city, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25778.3 years
John24773.2 years
William19674.1 years
Joseph16073.9 years
Charles15871.2 years
James14769.2 years
George12372.1 years
Robert11467.6 years
Frank9974.0 years
Louis9076.1 years
Most common last names in St. Louis city, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9168.9 years
Brown6268.9 years
Jones4768.3 years
Berra4680.5 years
Colombo4277.3 years
Williams4167.1 years
Johnson4067.9 years
Davis3367.5 years
Puricelli3277.5 years
Miller2875.4 years
Businesses in St. Louis city, MO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven11Macy's1
ALDI2Marriott4
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets16
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's9
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's3New Balance6
AutoZone4Nike13
Ben & Jerry's2Office Depot1
Blockbuster4OfficeMax2
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express1
Burger King4Panera Bread6
CVS2Papa John's Pizza4
Chevrolet1Payless5
Chick-Fil-A1Penske2
Church's Chicken6PetSmart1
Circle K4Pizza Hut3
Cricket Wireless22Popeyes4
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill5
Dairy Queen2Quiznos2
Days Inn1RadioShack4
Decora Cabinetry6Red Roof Inn1
Dennys1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza5SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Sheraton1
FedEx60Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker4Starbucks9
Ford2Steak 'n Shake3
GameStop3Subway18
H&R Block15T-Mobile7
Hardee's5T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton5Taco Bell7
Holiday Inn5Target1
Home Depot1The Athlete's Foot1
Houlihan's1Toyota1
IHOP1True Value2
JCPenney1U-Haul6
Jones New York7U.S. Cellular3
KFC3UPS46
Kmart1Walgreens16
Lane Bryant1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1Westin1
Little Caesars Pizza3White Castle7
Long John Silver's1YMCA7
Lowe's1

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