What is the current population of St. Louis?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of St. Louis is 300,576. St. Louis, Missouri is the 65th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of St. Louis?

The peak population of St. Louis was in 1950, when its population was 856,796. In 1950, St. Louis was the 8th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 65th largest city in the US. St. Louis is currently 64.9% smaller than it was in 1950.

How quickly is St. Louis shrinking?

St. Louis has shrunk 13.3% since the year 2000. St. Louis, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is St. Louis the biggest city in Missouri?

No, St. Louis is the second largest city in the state of Missouri based on population. The biggest city, Kansas City, is 1.6x bigger than St. Louis.

What county is St. Louis, Missouri in?

St. Louis is located entirely in St Louis city.

What is the population density of St. Louis, Missouri?

St. Louis has a population density of 5,157.5 people per square mile. St. Louis has the 20th highest population density among large cities in the United States.

What is the size of St. Louis, Missouri in square miles?

St. Louis has an area of 61.9 square miles. St. Louis is the 8th largest city, by area, in Missouri.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 300,576 65
2018 302,838 64
2017 308,626 62
2016 311,404 61
2015 315,685 60
2014 317,419 60
2013 318,416 58
2012 318,172 58
2011 318,563 58
2010 319,294 58
2009 356,587 52
2008 356,730 52
2007 355,663 52
2006 353,837 52
2005 352,572 52
2004 350,705 52
2003 348,039 52
2002 350,908 51
2001 350,240 51
2000 346,904 51
1990 396,685 36
1980 453,085 26
1970 622,236 18
1960 750,026 10
1950 856,796 8
1940 816,048 8
1930 821,960 7
1920 772,897 6
1910 687,029 4
1900 575,238 4
1890 451,770 5
1880 350,518 6
1870 310,864 4
1860 160,773 8
1850 77,860 8
1840 16,469 24

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
55 Anaheim, California 350,365 6.4%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 345,064 -6.9%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,318 -1.8%
58 Riverside, California 331,360 28.2%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,586 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,152 23.7%
61 Henderson, Nevada 320,189 78.6%
62 Stockton, California 312,697 27.8%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 308,096 7.4%
64 Cincinnati, Ohio 303,940 -8.2%
65 St. Louis, Missouri 300,576 -13.3%
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 300,286 -10.0%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 296,710 29.8%
68 Lincoln, Nebraska 289,102 26.9%
69 Anchorage, Alaska 288,000 10.5%
70 Plano, Texas 287,677 28.3%
71 Orlando, Florida 287,442 47.6%
72 Irvine, California 287,401 95.9%
73 Newark, New Jersey 282,011 3.4%
74 Durham, North Carolina 278,993 47.7%
75 Chula Vista, California 274,492 56.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
38 Kansas City 495,327 11.9%
65 St. Louis 300,576 -13.3%
157 Springfield 167,882 10.2%

© 2021 www.biggestuscities.com, All Rights Reserved Last updated: Oct 28, 2021