|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of St. James is 3,968. St. James, Missouri is the 5,456th largest city in the US.
The peak population of St. James was in 2010, when its population was 4,216. In 2010, St. James was the 5,126th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,456th largest city in the US. St. James is currently 5.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
St. James has grown 6.1% since the 2000. St. James, Missouri's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5450||South Russell, Ohio||3,972||-0.4%|
|5451||Wonder Lake, Illinois||3,971||37.3%|
|5453||White Bluff, Tennessee||3,969||84.2%|
|5456||St. James, Missouri||3,968||6.1%|
|5462||Dell Rapids, South Dakota||3,953||31.9%|
The total voting age population of St. James, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,073. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.1% of the residents of St. James are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of St. James are 93.7% White, 2.5% Two or more races, 1.6% American Indian, 1.0% Asian, 0.6% Black and 0.6% Other. Additionally, 5.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In St. James, 19.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.1%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in St. James.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.1% of St. James residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.8% of St. James residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.9% have a bachelor's degree and 8.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among St. James residents aged 5 and older, 2.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in St. James is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In St. James, 17.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in St. James is $42,615.
In St. James, 52.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.2% of housing units in St. James.
Of all the housing units in St. James, 9.7% of them were build before 1940.
In St. James, 15.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 290 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in St. James is $678.
In St. James, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.