|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of St. Joseph is 71,602. St. Joseph, Missouri is the 515th largest city in the US.
St. Joseph is located entirely in Buchanan County.
The peak population of St. Joseph was in 1900, when its population was 102,979. In 1900, St. Joseph was the 34th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 515th largest city in the US. St. Joseph is currently 30.5% smaller than it was in 1900.
St. Joseph has shrunk 3.3% since the year 2000. St. Joseph, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
St. Joseph has a population density of 1,745.3 people per square mile.
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
|511||Greenville, South Carolina||72,095||27.1%|
|513||Camden, New Jersey||71,773||-10.0%|
|515||St. Joseph, Missouri||71,602||-3.3%|
|516||Lake Elsinore, California||71,563||144.4%|
|519||Johnson City, Tennessee||71,278||27.2%|
The total voting age population of St. Joseph, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 56,644. The voting age population is 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.5% of the residents of St. Joseph are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of St. Joseph are 86.1% White, 6.0% Black, 3.8% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 1.2% Asian, 0.5% American Indian and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 7.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In St. Joseph, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.8%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in St. Joseph.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.8% of St. Joseph residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.4% of St. Joseph residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.5% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among St. Joseph residents aged 5 and older, 7.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in St. Joseph is 4.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In St. Joseph, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in St. Joseph is $48,197.
In St. Joseph, 58.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.2% of housing units in St. Joseph.
Of all the housing units in St. Joseph, 32.1% of them were build before 1940.
In St. Joseph, 8.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in St. Joseph is $782.
In St. Joseph, 75.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.