Nationwide Claims to Fame

St. Louis is 48th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

St. Louis is 49th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

St. Louis is 50th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Statewide Claims to Fame

St. Louis is 2nd in Missouri out of 123 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

St. Louis is 2nd in Missouri out of 128 other cities in Current population (2012)

St. Louis is 2nd in Missouri out of 128 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

St. Louis is 2nd in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Households

St. Louis is 2nd in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Housing units

St. Louis is 4th in Missouri out of 129 other cities in Retail sales

St. Louis is 4th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

St. Louis is 4th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

St. Louis is 8th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Size in square miles

St. Louis is 11th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Income below poverty line

St. Louis, Missouri Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Current population (2012) 318,172 2nd 6,021,988 313,914,040
Size in square miles 61.9 8th 68,741.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,157.5 4th 87.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 75th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.2% 105th 23.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.0% 110th 14.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.9% 110th 86.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.7% 58th 25.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Race - White 43.9% 131st 83.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 49.2% 11th 11.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 81st 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.9% 26th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 67th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 41st 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 39th 3.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 42.2% 131st 80.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Female residents 51.7% 86th 51.0% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.9% 24th 3.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Housing units 176,002 2nd 2,723,415 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 53.1% 4th 19.6% 25.9%
Households 139,693 2nd 2,354,104 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 46.4% 136th 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $123,300 73rd $138,900 $186,200
People per household 2.2 126th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Income per capita $22,050 78th $25,371 $27,915
Income per household $34,402 113th $47,202 $52,762
Income below poverty line 26.0% 11th 14.3% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
St. Louis Rank Missouri US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 23,637 2nd 501,064 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,496,672 4th $76,575,216 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $7,020 107th $12,957 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,059,295 2nd $11,070,634 $613,795,732

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