Latest Data (2016)
Population 311,404
Nationwide Rank 61

Quick Facts

St. Louis, Missouri is the 61st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

St. Louis, Missouri is a city.

St. Louis, Missouri is currently 63.7% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

St. Louis, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

St. Louis, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,809 -19.0%
52 Tampa, Florida 377,165 24.0%
53 Bakersfield, California 376,380 53.6%
54 Aurora, Colorado 361,710 30.1%
55 Honolulu, Hawaii 351,792 -5.1%
56 Anaheim, California 351,043 6.6%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,217 -1.2%
58 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,733 17.4%
59 Riverside, California 324,722 25.6%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 318,449 21.9%
61 St. Louis, Missouri 311,404 -10.2%
62 Stockton, California 307,072 25.5%
63 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 303,625 -9.0%
64 St. Paul, Minnesota 302,398 5.4%
65 Cincinnati, Ohio 298,800 -9.7%
66 Anchorage, Alaska 298,192 14.4%
67 Henderson, Nevada 292,969 63.4%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 287,027 25.6%
69 Plano, Texas 286,057 27.5%
70 Newark, New Jersey 281,764 3.3%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 280,364 23.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
37 Kansas City 481,420 8.8%
61 St. Louis 311,404 -10.2%
152 Springfield 167,319 9.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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