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Total population: 76,222 (Urban population: 75,526, Rural population: 696 (27 farm, 669 nonfarm))

St. Joseph,MO index of house prices


Houses: 31,707 (28,984 occupied: 18,769 owner occupied, 10,215 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%

Housing density: 723 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $140,588.


Median contract rent in 2009: $455 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $566)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $499


Median gross rent in St. Joseph, MO in 2009: $597


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: $56,900


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,523


Median monthly housing costs: $634





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $100,000 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
St. Joseph:

$100,000
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,300 - $155,900

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $131,013
Here:

$131,013
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $110,692
Here:

$110,692
State:

$174,118

In 2-unit structures: $328,311
Here:

$328,311
State:

$114,067

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $415,972
Here:

$415,972
State:

$127,773

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,135
Here:

$367,135
State:

$190,835

Mobile homes: $43,379
Here:

$43,379
State:

$37,932

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,529
Here:

$17,529
State:

$46,345

Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1970

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Joseph, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 64
  • 3 rooms: 278
  • 4 rooms: 1,886
  • 5 rooms: 5,072
  • 6 rooms: 4,315
  • 7 rooms: 3,189
  • 8 rooms: 1,979
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,976
  • 1 room: 207
  • 2 rooms: 639
  • 3 rooms: 1,710
  • 4 rooms: 2,703
  • 5 rooms: 2,740
  • 6 rooms: 1,329
  • 7 rooms: 379
  • 8 rooms: 314
  • 9 or more rooms: 194
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Joseph, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 792
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,846
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,519
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,028
  • 5+ bedrooms: 574
  • no bedroom: 332
  • 1 bedroom: 2,891
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,392
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,065
  • 4 bedrooms: 453
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Joseph, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 878
  • 1 vehicle: 6,366
  • 2 vehicles: 8,143
  • 3 vehicles: 2,510
  • 4 vehicles: 624
  • 5+ vehicles: 248
  • no vehicle: 2,041
  • 1 vehicle: 4,960
  • 2 vehicles: 2,619
  • 3 vehicles: 455
  • 4 vehicles: 90
  • 5+ vehicles: 50

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 385
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,541
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,456
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,625
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,824
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,206
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,557
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,712
  • 1939 or earlier: 11,035

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


St. Joseph, MO house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in St. Joseph, MO:

  • Less than $10,000: 240
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 131
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 239
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 224
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 234
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 318
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 403
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 970
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1123
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1187
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 1353
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 1418
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 1427
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2993
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2240
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1126
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 804
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1084
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 383
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 381
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 119
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 84
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 13
  • $1,000,000 or more: 23
 


St. Joseph rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in St. Joseph:

  • Less than $100: 53 people
  • $100 to $149: 67
  • $150 to $199: 229
  • $200 to $249: 232
  • $250 to $299: 281
  • $300 to $349: 287
  • $350 to $399: 402
  • $400 to $449: 655
  • $450 to $499: 821
  • $500 to $549: 801
  • $550 to $599: 639
  • $600 to $649: 926
  • $650 to $699: 506
  • $700 to $749: 495
  • $750 to $799: 422
  • $800 to $899: 866
  • $900 to $999: 400
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 434
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 143
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 120
  • $2,000 or more: 84
  • No cash rent: 640
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 178
  • 1990 to 1994: 141
  • 1985 to 1989: 77
  • 1980 to 1984: 36
  • 1975 to 1979: 51
  • 1970 to 1974: 29
  • 1970 to 1974: 70
  • 1965 to 1969: 188


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1349
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6316
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9604
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7180
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2308
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 389
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1094
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 285
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 485
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1374
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1222
  • 90 or more minutes: 342
 


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%)
 


St. Joseph, MO household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 3476
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2541
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2407
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2512
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2340
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2054
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1932
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1748
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1377
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2789
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2494
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1924
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 641
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 226
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 268
  • $200,000 or more: 293
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 11017
 Other groups: 8169
 United States or American: 7852
 Irish: 6480
 English: 5282
 French (except Basque): 1276
 Polish: 1155
 Scotch-Irish: 1060
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 55742
  • Northeast: 882
  • Midwest: 9638
  • South: 3446
  • West: 3069

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.3%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 18.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 12.9%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 3.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 8.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 11.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 18.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $42,594
  • Black householders: $18,941
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $100,603
  • Asian householders: $37,874
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $96,579
  • Some other race householders: $24,089
  • Two or more races householders: $23,083
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $31,434
St. Joseph household income for White non-Hispanic householders
St. Joseph household income for Black householders
St. Joseph household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
St. Joseph household income for Asian householders
St. Joseph household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
St. Joseph household income for Some other race householders
St. Joseph household income for Two or more races householders
St. Joseph household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

St. Joseph marital status for males
St. Joseph marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $102,180
  • Black or African American householders: $67,296
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $85,319
  • Asian householders: $71,511
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $118,750
  • Some other race householders: $92,151
  • Two or more races householders: $102,325
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $95,784

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: $31,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 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 (89.3%)
  • Electricity (9.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (69.4%)
  • Electricity (28.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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