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St. Louis, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,400 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
St. Louis:

$141,400
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,300 - $231,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $184,172
Here:

$184,172
State:

$204,558

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,385
Here:

$195,385
State:

$195,769

In 2-unit structures: $141,697
Here:

$141,697
State:

$129,380

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,194
Here:

$238,194
State:

$147,030

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,840
Here:

$287,840
State:

$235,831

Mobile homes: $339,861
Here:

$339,861
State:

$68,427

St. Louis,MO index of house prices

Total population: 317,419 (All urban)

Houses: 176,850 (138,513 occupied: 60,483 owner occupied, 78,030 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

33%

Housing density: 2,856 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $73,943.

Median contract rent in 2017: $347 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $445)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $786


Median gross rent in St. Louis, MO in 2017: $442

Housing units in St. Louis with a mortgage: 38,799 (821 second mortgage, 3,338 home equity loan, 328 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,684

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,028

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,729

Median monthly housing costs: $818


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St. Louis, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1944

Household type by relationship:

Households: 308,626
  • In family households: 208,535 (27,342 male householders, 38,798 female householders)
    38,900 spouses, 79,346 children (75,167 natural, 2,764 adopted, 1,415 stepchildren), 7,484 grandchildren, 4,518 brothers or sisters, 2,291 parents, 4,927 other relatives, 4,929 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 90,048 (34,781 male householders (28,165 living alone)), 37,592 female householders (31,616 living alone)), 17,675 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,043

Size of family households: 32,550 2-persons, 16,265 3-persons, 10,366 4-persons, 4,372 5-persons, 1,443 6-persons, 1,144 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 59,781 1-person, 11,357 2-persons, 934 3-persons, 225 4-persons, 32 5-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

24,539 married couples with children.
27,108 single-parent households (3,182 men, 23,926 women).

90.0% of residents of St. Louis speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 23,659 (7.7%)
(40.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 159no bedroom
  • 4,2611 bedroom
  • 23,3562 bedrooms
  • 20,6143 bedrooms
  • 9,0354 bedrooms
  • 3,0585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 4,733no bedroom
  • 34,2731 bedroom
  • 24,8962 bedrooms
  • 11,1033 bedrooms
  • 2,5854 bedrooms
  • 4405+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4,248no vehicle
  • 20,5861 vehicle
  • 26,9382 vehicles
  • 6,4443 vehicles
  • 1,4984 vehicles
  • 7695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Louis in renter-occupied apartments
  • 23,848no vehicle
  • 39,0801 vehicle
  • 12,4842 vehicles
  • 2,2143 vehicles
  • 3124 vehicles
  • 925+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1081 room
  • 3502 rooms
  • 2,2473 rooms
  • 7,3464 rooms
  • 12,6435 rooms
  • 15,9316 rooms
  • 7,8117 rooms
  • 6,2528 rooms
  • 7,7959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 4,2581 room
  • 6,1422 rooms
  • 21,8073 rooms
  • 21,1734 rooms
  • 14,2065 rooms
  • 6,8286 rooms
  • 1,8667 rooms
  • 1,2098 rooms
  • 5419+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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. Louis, MO
  • St. Louis, MO household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in St. Louis, MO in 2017
  • 16,160Less than $10,000
  • 18,402$10,000 to $19,999
  • 17,589$20,000 to $29,999
  • 14,989$30,000 to $39,999
  • 11,151$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9,741$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12,296$60,000 to $74,999
  • 13,625$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8,181$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6,268$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,697$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,414$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in St. Louis, MO

  • Distribution of house value in St. Louis, MO in 2017
  • 901Less than $10,000
  • 1,038$10,000 to $14,999
  • 899$15,000 to $19,999
  • 713$20,000 to $24,999
  • 755$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,020$30,000 to $34,999
  • 657$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,721$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,226$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,936$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,176$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,110$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,483$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6,842$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5,722$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,544$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3,419$175,000 to $199,999
  • 6,704$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,475$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,297$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,388$400,000 to $499,999
  • 887$500,000 to $749,999
  • 700$750,000 to $999,999
  • 394$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 223$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 253$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in St. Louis, MO

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Louis, MO in 2017
  • 835Less than $100
  • 1,155$100 to $149
  • 2,284$150 to $199
  • 1,674$200 to $249
  • 1,609$250 to $299
  • 2,074$300 to $349
  • 2,740$350 to $399
  • 3,762$400 to $449
  • 6,143$450 to $499
  • 5,399$500 to $549
  • 8,326$550 to $599
  • 6,246$600 to $649
  • 6,282$650 to $699
  • 5,285$700 to $749
  • 3,511$750 to $799
  • 6,102$800 to $899
  • 3,643$900 to $999
  • 4,727$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,663$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,805$1,500 to $1,999
  • 184$2,000 to $2,499
  • 170$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,411No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.6%
Number of people working at home: 9,671 (6.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,356
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,753
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 19,075
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 28,098
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 27,570
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 9,801
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 22,415
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,204
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4,955
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7,057
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,943
  • 90 or more minutes: 4,164
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Louis

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 215,008 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 19,472 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12,773 (5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,865 (1%)
  • Railroad: 873 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,385 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,661 (1%)
  • Walked: 6,818 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 9,671 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.4%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.8%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.9%Males
  • 10.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 3.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 6,9932010 or later
  • 6,7532000 to 2009
  • 4,5631990 to 1999
  • 2,7271980 to 1989
  • 9451970 to 1979
  • 1,633Before 1970
Ancestries in St. Louis, MO

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 16,421 (8.1%)
  • American: 7,698 (3.8%)
  • Irish: 7,426 (3.7%)
  • Italian: 3,981 (2.0%)
  • European: 3,573 (1.8%)
  • English: 3,011 (1.5%)
  • African: 2,382 (1.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1,814 (0.9%)
  • Polish: 1,419 (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 1,240 (0.6%)
  • Eastern European: 996 (0.5%)
  • French: 787 (0.4%)
  • Nigerian: 599 (0.3%)
  • British: 594 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 570 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 536 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 508 (0.3%)
  • Lebanese: 464 (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 351 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 341 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 316 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 308 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 303 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 295 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 279 (0.1%)
  • Liberian: 256 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 245 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 207 (0.1%)
  • Jamaican: 191 (0.09%)
  • Turkish: 179 (0.09%)
  • Scandinavian: 172 (0.09%)
  • Northern European: 168 (0.08%)
  • Brazilian: 167 (0.08%)
  • Canadian: 167 (0.08%)
  • Albanian: 156 (0.08%)
  • Swiss: 154 (0.08%)
  • Syrian: 145 (0.07%)
  • Israeli: 133 (0.07%)
  • Austrian: 130 (0.06%)
  • Somali: 129 (0.06%)
  • Slovak: 123 (0.06%)
  • Kenyan: 111 (0.06%)
  • Moroccan: 110 (0.05%)
  • Lithuanian: 108 (0.05%)
  • Danish: 101 (0.05%)
  • Afghan: 100 (0.05%)
  • French Canadian: 97 (0.05%)
  • Serbian: 97 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 96 (0.05%)
  • Haitian: 93 (0.05%)
  • Iraqi: 82 (0.04%)
  • Egyptian: 77 (0.04%)
  • Iranian: 76 (0.04%)
  • Romanian: 73 (0.04%)
  • Senegalese: 72 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 65 (0.03%)
  • Basque: 55 (0.03%)
  • Arab: 55 (0.03%)
  • Belgian: 53 (0.03%)
  • Bulgarian: 52 (0.03%)
  • British West Indian: 40 (0.02%)
  • Armenian: 38 (0.02%)
  • West Indian: 38 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 35 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 33 (0.02%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 25 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 23 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 23 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 19 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 19 (0.01%)
  • South African: 17 (0.01%)
  • Guyanese: 16 (0.01%)
  • Belizean: 15 (0.01%)
  • Ghanaian: 12 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
St. Louis:

13.6% (2,964)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
St. Louis:

7.5% (1,646)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
St. Louis:

7.4% (1,605)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Bosnia and Herzegovina
St. Louis:

6.4% (1,398)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

India
St. Louis:

4.1% (890)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
St. Louis:

3.2% (693)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Nepal
St. Louis:

3.0% (658)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Iraq
St. Louis:

2.9% (626)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Other South Central Asia
St. Louis:

2.3% (504)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
St. Louis:

2.2% (481)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Nigeria
St. Louis:

2.1% (457)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Burma
St. Louis:

2.0% (447)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Other Middle Africa
St. Louis:

1.6% (346)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
St. Louis:

1.5% (338)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Somalia
St. Louis:

1.5% (328)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 201,961
  • Other state: 80,749
  • Northeast: 6,522
  • Midwest: 33,289
  • South: 30,361
  • West: 10,577

82.4% of St. Louis residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53.3% lived in Missouri.


St. Louis:

82.4%
State average:

84.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,025
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 364
  • 5th and 6th grade: 278
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,583
  • 9th grade: 1,385
  • 10th grade: 1,877
  • 11th grade: 2,940
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,901
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 27,386
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,839
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 15,610
  • Associate degree: 5,734
  • Bachelor's degree: 21,202
  • Master's degree: 10,952
  • Professional school degree: 4,320
  • Doctorate degree: 2,476
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,388
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 157
  • 5th and 6th grade: 19
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,782
  • 9th grade: 1,892
  • 10th grade: 2,800
  • 11th grade: 4,461
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,153
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 24,689
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,740
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 18,683
  • Associate degree: 8,640
  • Bachelor's degree: 22,994
  • Master's degree: 13,320
  • Professional school degree: 4,037
  • Doctorate degree: 2,283
Educational Attainment for Females
St. Louis marital status for males
St. Louis marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 74,867
  • One, attached: 5,071
  • Two: 27,056
  • 3 or 4: 25,463
  • 5 to 9: 10,755
  • 10 to 19: 5,561
  • 20 to 49: 7,958
  • 50 or more: 19,802
  • Mobile homes: 228
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 89

Median worth of mobile homes: $67,450

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 10.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 12.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in St. Louis
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Louis, MO
  • 82.8%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Louis, MO
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,141
Here:

19.3%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,047
Here:

26.2%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,699
Here:

45.0%
Missouri:

23.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability