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St. Joseph, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

St. Joseph,MO index of house prices

Total population: 76,967 (Urban population: 73,155, Rural population: 674 (26 farm, 648 nonfarm))

Houses: 31,707 (28,984 occupied: 17,549 owner occupied, 10,389 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

34%

Housing density: 723 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $118,160.

Median contract rent in 2015: $348 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $433)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $621


Median gross rent in St. Joseph, MO in 2015: $435

Housing units in St. Joseph with a mortgage: 10,096 (1,162 second mortgage, 714 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,947

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,837

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,091

Median monthly housing costs: $734


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St. Joseph, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $104,600 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
St. Joseph:

$104,600
Missouri:

$147,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,200 - $149,100
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 69,200
  • In family households: 56,616 (13,573 male householders, 5,029 female householders)
    14,180 spouses, 20,023 children (18,024 natural, 440 adopted, 1,559 stepchildren), 1,058 grandchildren, 373 brothers or sisters, 208 parents, 687 other relatives, 1,485 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,584 (4,431 male householders (3,416 living alone)), 5,989 female householders (5,396 living alone)), 2,164 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,629 (3,157 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,292 2-persons, 4,344 3-persons, 3,591 4-persons, 1,578 5-persons, 568 6-persons, 229 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,812 1-person, 1,328 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

10,906 married couples with children.
5,098 single-parent households (1,120 men, 3,978 women).

96.6% of residents of St. Joseph speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 770 (1.0%)
(62.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in St. Joseph, Missouri:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 7921 bedroom
  • 5,8462 bedrooms
  • 8,5193 bedrooms
  • 3,0284 bedrooms
  • 5745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Joseph, Missouri:

  • 332no bedroom
  • 2,8911 bedroom
  • 4,3922 bedrooms
  • 2,0653 bedrooms
  • 4534 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in St. Joseph in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 878no vehicle
  • 6,3661 vehicle
  • 8,1432 vehicles
  • 2,5103 vehicles
  • 6244 vehicles
  • 2485+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

Cars and other vehicles available in St. Joseph in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,041no vehicle
  • 4,9601 vehicle
  • 2,6192 vehicles
  • 4553 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Joseph, Missouri:

  • 101 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 2783 rooms
  • 1,8864 rooms
  • 5,0725 rooms
  • 4,3156 rooms
  • 3,1897 rooms
  • 1,9798 rooms
  • 1,9769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Joseph, Missouri:

  • 2071 room
  • 6392 rooms
  • 1,7103 rooms
  • 2,7034 rooms
  • 2,7405 rooms
  • 1,3296 rooms
  • 3797 rooms
  • 3148 rooms
  • 1949+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • St. Joseph, MO household income distribution

  • St. Joseph, MO household income distribution
  • 3,476Less than $10,000
  • 2,541$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,407$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,512$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,340$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,054$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,932$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,748$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,377$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,789$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,494$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,924$75,000 to $99,999
  • 641$100,000 to $124,999
  • 226$125,000 to $149,999
  • 268$150,000 to $199,999
  • 293$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in St. Joseph, MO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in St. Joseph, MO
  • 315Less than $10,000
  • 157$10,000 to $14,999
  • 150$15,000 to $19,999
  • 274$20,000 to $24,999
  • 177$25,000 to $29,999
  • 357$30,000 to $34,999
  • 122$35,000 to $39,999
  • 752$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,016$50,000 to $59,999
  • 858$60,000 to $69,999
  • 938$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,846$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,283$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,901$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,092$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,027$150,000 to $174,999
  • 879$175,000 to $199,999
  • 901$200,000 to $249,999
  • 705$250,000 to $299,999
  • 474$300,000 to $399,999
  • 120$400,000 to $499,999
  • 64$500,000 to $749,999
  • 99$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in St. Joseph, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in St. Joseph, MO
  • 101Less than $100
  • 24$100 to $149
  • 273$150 to $199
  • 200$200 to $249
  • 472$250 to $299
  • 272$300 to $349
  • 412$350 to $399
  • 713$400 to $449
  • 682$450 to $499
  • 929$500 to $549
  • 1,048$550 to $599
  • 1,399$600 to $649
  • 941$650 to $699
  • 956$700 to $749
  • 491$750 to $799
  • 451$800 to $899
  • 191$900 to $999
  • 19$1,250 to $1,499
  • 222$2,500 to $2,999
  • 593No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1781995 to March 2000
  • 1411990 to 1994
  • 771985 to 1989
  • 361980 to 1984
  • 511975 to 1979
  • 291970 to 1974
  • 701965 to 1969
  • 188Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population
St. Joseph commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,349
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,316
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,604
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,180
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,308
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 389
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,094
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 285
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 485
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,374
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,222
  • 90 or more minutes: 342
St. Joseph, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.7%
Number of people working at home: 662 (2.0% of all workers)

St. Joseph mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,788 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 3,948 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 254 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 43 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 43 (0%)
  • Walked: 651 (2%)
  • Other means: 192 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 662 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 11,017
 Other groups: 8,169
 United States or American: 7,852
 Irish: 6,480
 English: 5,282
 French (except Basque): 1,276
 Polish: 1,155
 Scotch-Irish: 1,060
 Dutch: 730
 Italian: 729
 Scottish: 701
 European: 685
 Swedish: 491
 Norwegian: 489
 Swiss: 437
 French Canadian: 256
 Welsh: 229
 Subsaharan African:: 219
 African: 214
 Danish: 191
 British: 176
 Russian: 137
 Ukrainian: 96
 Czech: 95
 Austrian: 94
 Greek: 94
 Czechoslovakian: 90
 Arab:: 77
 Romanian: 73
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 63
 Northern European: 58
 Hungarian: 53
 Lebanese: 53
 Croatian: 53
 Jamaican: 52
 Armenian: 51
 Canadian: 29
 Turkish: 25
 Finnish: 21
 Lithuanian: 18
 Scandinavian: 16
 Iranian: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 11
 Guyanese: 11
 Belgian: 11
 Moroccan: 11
 Haitian: 11
 Portuguese: 10
 Luxemburger: 9
 Yugoslavian: 9
 Celtic: 8
 Jordanian: 8
 Australian: 7
 Serbian: 6
 Slavic: 6
 Nigerian: 5
 Syrian: 5

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

  • 21%Germany
  • 17%Canada
  • 6%Mexico
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Korea
  • 4%United Kingdom

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

  • This state: 55,742
  • Northeast: 882
  • Midwest: 9,638
  • South: 3,446
  • West: 3,069

54% of St. Joseph residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Missouri.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 130
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 85
  • 5th and 6th grade: 107
  • 7th and 8th grade: 986
  • 9th grade: 577
  • 10th grade: 938
  • 11th grade: 695
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 645
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,505
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,704
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,395
  • Associate degree: 783
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,565
  • Master's degree: 824
  • Professional school degree: 348
  • Doctorate degree: 215

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 180
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 39
  • 5th and 6th grade: 142
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,413
  • 9th grade: 459
  • 10th grade: 892
  • 11th grade: 891
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 852
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,066
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,213
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,530
  • Associate degree: 1,071
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,843
  • Master's degree: 1,052
  • Professional school degree: 180
  • Doctorate degree: 76

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.7%Males
  • 12.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 18.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 6.4%Females
St. Joseph marital status for males
St. Joseph marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,275
  • One, attached: 967
  • Two: 2,124
  • 3 or 4: 1,538
  • 5 to 9: 1,446
  • 10 to 19: 1,053
  • 20 to 49: 468
  • 50 or more: 777
  • Mobile homes: 1,052
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in St. Joseph:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 89.3%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,008
Here:

12.1%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 328
Here:

8.5%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 285
Here:

7.0%
Missouri:

24.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)