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St. Louis, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

St. Louis,MO index of house prices

Total population: 317,419 (All urban)

Houses: 175,710 (139,021 occupied: 60,598 owner occupied, 78,423 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

34%

Housing density: 2,838 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $78,175.

Median contract rent in 2016: $347 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $445)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $702


Median gross rent in St. Louis, MO in 2016: $442

Housing units in St. Louis 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

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,365

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,671

Median monthly housing costs: $836


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St. Louis, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $125,800 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
St. Louis:

$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 year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1939

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 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).

Foreign born population: 19,245 (6.2%)
(44.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 39no bedroom
  • 5,8841 bedroom
  • 24,0882 bedrooms
  • 18,5123 bedrooms
  • 8,5584 bedrooms
  • 3,5175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis population

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

  • 5,437no bedroom
  • 32,0771 bedroom
  • 28,2062 bedrooms
  • 9,9773 bedrooms
  • 2,2594 bedrooms
  • 4675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4,324no vehicle
  • 24,4541 vehicle
  • 22,5872 vehicles
  • 6,8103 vehicles
  • 2,0074 vehicles
  • 4165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis population

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

  • 21,365no vehicle
  • 41,2801 vehicle
  • 13,5202 vehicles
  • 1,6903 vehicles
  • 3984 vehicles
  • 1705+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 391 room
  • 1972 rooms
  • 1,9743 rooms
  • 8,5794 rooms
  • 15,3435 rooms
  • 13,5396 rooms
  • 7,2557 rooms
  • 4,9418 rooms
  • 8,7319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis population

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

  • 4,7761 room
  • 5,4342 rooms
  • 19,2383 rooms
  • 21,8594 rooms
  • 14,7525 rooms
  • 7,8066 rooms
  • 2,7117 rooms
  • 8728 rooms
  • 9759+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • St. Louis, MO household income distribution

  • St. Louis, MO household income distribution
  • 18,919Less than $10,000
  • 9,498$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8,434$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8,004$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7,926$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8,974$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7,095$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7,303$40,000 to $44,999
  • 6,356$45,000 to $49,999
  • 10,401$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12,043$60,000 to $74,999
  • 11,411$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8,235$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,216$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,890$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5,316$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in St. Louis, MO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in St. Louis, MO
  • 808Less than $10,000
  • 814$10,000 to $14,999
  • 635$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,229$20,000 to $24,999
  • 335$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,476$30,000 to $34,999
  • 902$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,570$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,968$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,342$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,979$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,581$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,965$90,000 to $99,999
  • 8,503$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5,841$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6,105$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4,084$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,369$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,486$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,612$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,129$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,566$500,000 to $749,999
  • 611$750,000 to $999,999
  • 362$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 59$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 267$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in St. Louis, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in St. Louis, MO
  • 1,296Less than $100
  • 840$100 to $149
  • 1,973$150 to $199
  • 1,677$200 to $249
  • 1,573$250 to $299
  • 1,647$300 to $349
  • 3,156$350 to $399
  • 3,642$400 to $449
  • 4,778$450 to $499
  • 6,523$500 to $549
  • 8,499$550 to $599
  • 6,071$600 to $649
  • 6,305$650 to $699
  • 4,459$700 to $749
  • 3,088$750 to $799
  • 6,698$800 to $899
  • 3,562$900 to $999
  • 5,038$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,976$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,918$1,500 to $1,999
  • 635$2,000 to $2,499
  • 36$3,000 to $3,499
  • 3,033No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,8912010 or later
  • 6,7892000 to 2009
  • 4,9841990 to 1999
  • 2,7271980 to 1989
  • 9451970 to 1979
  • 1,633Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to St. Louis population
St. Louis commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,460
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10,436
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 20,190
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 29,013
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 27,329
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 10,736
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 23,269
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,839
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3,922
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7,704
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5,889
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,593
St. Louis, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 56.7%
Number of people working at home: 6,495 (4.2% of all workers)

St. Louis mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 198,061 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 21,859 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15,596 (6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 56 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,622 (1%)
  • Railroad: 482 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,528 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,295 (1%)
  • Walked: 6,004 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 6,495 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 17,229
 American: 7,993
 Irish: 7,478
 Italian: 3,992
 English: 3,227
 African: 2,930
 European: 2,808
 Yugoslavian: 2,005
 Polish: 1,389
 Iraqi: 1,289
 Scottish: 1,179
 French (except Basque): 934
 Scotch-Irish: 616
 British: 571
 Eastern European: 542
 Dutch: 500
 Russian: 483
 Hungarian: 470
 Lebanese: 445
 Welsh: 427
 Swedish: 408
 Czech: 321
 Greek: 307
 Croatian: 301
 Ethiopian: 299
 Haitian: 281
 Nigerian: 267
 Ukrainian: 259
 Afghan: 258
 Norwegian: 255
 Serbian: 224
 Turkish: 203
 Scandinavian: 189
 Northern European: 188
 Swiss: 186
 Iranian: 164
 Moroccan: 149
 Lithuanian: 142
 Austrian: 140
 Romanian: 139
 Canadian: 138
 Czechoslovakian: 109
 Syrian: 104
 French Canadian: 101
 Danish: 92
 Kenyan: 87
 Bulgarian: 83
 Slovak: 76
 Jamaican: 75
 Albanian: 68
 Ghanaian: 56
 Armenian: 53
 Macedonian: 47
 Portuguese: 45
 Celtic: 43
 Senegalese: 41
 Belgian: 40
 British West Indian: 40
 Slavic: 38
 Latvian: 37
 Egyptian: 36
 Liberian: 33
 Arab: 32
 Brazilian: 29
 Israeli: 26
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 25
 Somali: 22
 Palestinian: 17
 Guyanese: 16
 Belizean: 16
 Australian: 15
 Finnish: 14
 Basque: 13
 Cajun: 11
 Alsatian: 10
 Estonian: 9
 Slovene: 9
 South African: 8
 Bahamian: 7
 Luxemburger: 4
 West Indian: 3
 New Zealander: 2
 Jordanian: 1

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

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

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

81% of St. Louis 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:

81.1%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 797
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 331
  • 5th and 6th grade: 290
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,554
  • 9th grade: 1,371
  • 10th grade: 2,850
  • 11th grade: 3,853
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,616
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 27,514
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,762
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 15,432
  • Associate degree: 7,421
  • Bachelor's degree: 20,036
  • Master's degree: 8,975
  • Professional school degree: 3,338
  • Doctorate degree: 3,024

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,549
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 378
  • 5th and 6th grade: 343
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,312
  • 9th grade: 2,030
  • 10th grade: 3,087
  • 11th grade: 4,060
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,101
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 24,572
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8,646
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 19,107
  • Associate degree: 8,351
  • Bachelor's degree: 20,272
  • Master's degree: 12,573
  • Professional school degree: 2,994
  • Doctorate degree: 3,396

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.0%Males
  • 12.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 39.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.4%Males
  • 15.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 3.3%Females
St. Louis marital status for males
St. Louis 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

Median worth of mobile homes: $68,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 10.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 10.7%

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. Louis:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Louis
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%

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)