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St. Joseph,MO index of house prices

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

Houses: 33,552 (29,434 occupied: 17,206 owner occupied, 12,228 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

34%

Housing density: 765 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $77,815.

Median contract rent in 2016: $348 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $433)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $728


Median gross rent in St. Joseph, MO in 2016: $435

Housing units in St. Joseph with a mortgage: 10,881 (116 second mortgage, 867 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,325

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,490

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,988

Median monthly housing costs: $752


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St. Joseph, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,100 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
St. Joseph:

$113,100
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,300 - $162,800

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $143,111
Here:

$143,111
State:

$199,711

Townhouses or other attached units: $258,856
Here:

$258,856
State:

$185,692

In 2-unit structures: $116,688
Here:

$116,688
State:

$123,941

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $510,017
Here:

$510,017
State:

$163,521

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $19,408
Here:

$19,408
State:

$194,576

Mobile homes: $34,378
Here:

$34,378
State:

$92,392
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1954

Household type by relationship:

Households: 76,506
  • In family households: 54,389 (7,778 male householders, 8,392 female householders)
    10,929 spouses, 20,474 children (18,390 natural, 498 adopted, 1,586 stepchildren), 1,685 grandchildren, 1,135 brothers or sisters, 925 parents, 1,118 other relatives, 1,953 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,836 (6,124 male householders (4,452 living alone)), 7,140 female householders (6,195 living alone)), 4,572 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,281

Size of family households: 7,708 2-persons, 2,879 3-persons, 2,574 4-persons, 2,231 5-persons, 544 6-persons, 234 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,647 1-person, 2,032 2-persons, 392 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 150 5-persons.

9,889 married couples with children.
4,634 single-parent households (317 men, 4,317 women).

93.1% of residents of St. Joseph speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (15% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (33% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,275 (4.3%)
(44.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 53no bedroom
  • 4811 bedroom
  • 4,2222 bedrooms
  • 8,3113 bedrooms
  • 3,7054 bedrooms
  • 4345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

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

  • 355no bedroom
  • 2,7151 bedroom
  • 5,2352 bedrooms
  • 2,5333 bedrooms
  • 1,3384 bedrooms
  • 525+ 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:

  • 582no vehicle
  • 4,8801 vehicle
  • 7,3732 vehicles
  • 3,2023 vehicles
  • 8934 vehicles
  • 2765+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

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

  • 2,298no vehicle
  • 6,4931 vehicle
  • 2,6752 vehicles
  • 4943 vehicles
  • 1594 vehicles
  • 1095+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 531 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1913 rooms
  • 1,1934 rooms
  • 3,1125 rooms
  • 4,7936 rooms
  • 2,5237 rooms
  • 2,4178 rooms
  • 2,9249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

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

  • 2751 room
  • 2982 rooms
  • 2,1503 rooms
  • 2,7114 rooms
  • 3,2805 rooms
  • 1,9586 rooms
  • 8087 rooms
  • 2008 rooms
  • 5489+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 ($)

  • St. Joseph, MO household income distribution

  • St. Joseph, MO household income distribution
  • 2,500Less than $10,000
  • 1,820$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,487$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,234$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,978$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,448$30,000 to $34,999
  • 647$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,769$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,033$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,546$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,868$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,927$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,848$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,054$125,000 to $149,999
  • 598$150,000 to $199,999
  • 677$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in St. Joseph, MO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in St. Joseph, MO
  • 199Less than $10,000
  • 255$10,000 to $14,999
  • 127$15,000 to $19,999
  • 335$20,000 to $24,999
  • 208$25,000 to $29,999
  • 225$30,000 to $34,999
  • 157$35,000 to $39,999
  • 104$40,000 to $49,999
  • 789$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,032$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,371$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,438$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,117$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,380$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,259$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,775$150,000 to $174,999
  • 930$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,703$200,000 to $249,999
  • 323$250,000 to $299,999
  • 198$300,000 to $399,999
  • 225$400,000 to $499,999
  • 56$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in St. Joseph, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in St. Joseph, MO
  • 82Less than $100
  • 367$100 to $149
  • 834$150 to $199
  • 109$200 to $249
  • 974$250 to $299
  • 395$300 to $349
  • 641$350 to $399
  • 821$400 to $449
  • 1,032$450 to $499
  • 862$500 to $549
  • 1,424$550 to $599
  • 1,045$600 to $649
  • 980$650 to $699
  • 357$700 to $749
  • 303$750 to $799
  • 587$800 to $899
  • 444$900 to $999
  • 205$1,000 to $1,249
  • 81$1,250 to $1,499
  • 78$1,500 to $1,999
  • 84$2,500 to $2,999
  • 523No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,8492010 or later
  • 1,0702000 to 2009
  • 3481990 to 1999
  • 1131980 to 1989
  • 801970 to 1979
  • 258Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to St. Joseph population
St. Joseph commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,113
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,649
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 10,125
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,362
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,971
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 244
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,641
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 134
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 156
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,061
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 973
  • 90 or more minutes: 371
St. Joseph, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.8%
Number of people working at home: 777 (2.2% of all workers)

St. Joseph mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 42,048 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 5,360 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 309 (1%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 522 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 693 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 777 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 11,307
 German: 4,653
 Irish: 2,666
 English: 2,263
 European: 626
 Scotch-Irish: 457
 Polish: 408
 Italian: 402
 French (except Basque): 326
 Scottish: 309
 Iraqi: 216
 African: 216
 British: 187
 Yugoslavian: 184
 Swedish: 164
 Dutch: 159
 Swiss: 140
 Northern European: 124
 Norwegian: 118
 Ukrainian: 98
 Scandinavian: 84
 Portuguese: 73
 Romanian: 69
 Iranian: 67
 Welsh: 67
 Danish: 59
 Jamaican: 59
 Croatian: 49
 Austrian: 47
 French Canadian: 44
 Hungarian: 38
 Finnish: 36
 Czech: 31
 Sudanese: 26
 Pennsylvania German: 24
 Greek: 23
 Belgian: 19
 Haitian: 19
 Moroccan: 18
 Turkish: 15
 Arab: 14
 Russian: 14
 Lebanese: 10
 Serbian: 7
 Australian: 5
 Slavic: 4

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

  • 21%Cuba
  • 19%Mexico
  • 9%Burma
  • 5%Iraq
  • 5%Honduras
  • 4%Sudan
  • 3%Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • This state: 53,957
  • Other state: 18,931
  • Northeast: 684
  • Midwest: 8,486
  • South: 5,677
  • West: 4,084

79% of St. Joseph residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Missouri.

St. Joseph:

78.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 466
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 305
  • 7th and 8th grade: 734
  • 9th grade: 436
  • 10th grade: 415
  • 11th grade: 1,196
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 570
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,827
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,549
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,137
  • Associate degree: 973
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,827
  • Master's degree: 1,008
  • Professional school degree: 146
  • Doctorate degree: 292

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 500
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 206
  • 5th and 6th grade: 304
  • 7th and 8th grade: 841
  • 9th grade: 289
  • 10th grade: 523
  • 11th grade: 673
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 389
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,474
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,858
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,197
  • Associate degree: 1,948
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,732
  • Master's degree: 2,124
  • Professional school degree: 224
  • Doctorate degree: 101

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 4.0%Females
St. Joseph marital status for males
St. Joseph marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,029
  • One, attached: 729
  • Two: 2,684
  • 3 or 4: 1,884
  • 5 to 9: 1,360
  • 10 to 19: 680
  • 20 to 49: 570
  • 50 or more: 900
  • Mobile homes: 716

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.2%

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:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Joseph
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.4%)
  • Electricity (19.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (49.4%)
  • Electricity (49.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,269
Here:

16.1%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 108
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 156
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

24.6%

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)