St. Louis, MO

ST LOUIS, MISSOURI: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 11.27.20)

 

AGE IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years22,0807.3%
25 to 29 years32,81610.8%
30 to 34 years28,1199.3%
35 to 39 years20,0296.6%
40 to 44 years19,9826.6%
45 to 49 years17,0695.6%
50 to 54 years17,8915.9%
55 to 59 years18,4366.1%
60 to 64 years21,8027.2%
65 to 69 years13,7464.5%
70 to 74 years11,4603.8%
75 to 79 years6,7202.2%
80 to 84 years4,3241.4%
85+ years5,4891.8%

The median age in St Louis is 36.4 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White142,64947.1%
Black or African American137,40445.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native6850.2%
Asian10,8783.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4320.1%
Other2,6980.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade6,0062.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,4858.5%
High school graduate (includes GED)51,47623.6%
Some college, no degree46,94721.5%
Associate’s degree14,0506.4%
Bachelor’s degree45,64020.9%
Graduate or professional degree35,27916.2%
High school graduate or higher193,39288.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher80,91937.1%
Less than Bachelor’s degree136,96462.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,00012.4%
$10,000 to $14,9996.9%
$15,000 to $24,99911.1%
$25,000 to $34,99910.5%
$35,000 to $49,99914.6%
$50,000 to $74,99916.2%
$75,000 to $99,99910.5%
$100,000 to $149,9999.5%
$150,000 to $199,9994.2%
$200,000 or more4.3%

Median household income: $43,889

Mean household income: $63,791

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$23,820
High school graduate (includes GED)$26,491
Some college or Associate’s degree$31,346
Bachelor’s degree$51,100
Graduate or professional degree$62,904

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 253,412 NA
Never married123,17248.6%
Now married (except separated)78,49831.0%
Separated7,9223.1%
Widowed14,0125.5%
Divorced29,80811.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line65,08522.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Owner-occupied housing units60,920
Renter-occupied housing units79,535
Single-family detached units76,014
Homeownership rate43.4%
Vacancy rate20.4%
Renters rate56.6%
Average housing value$170,686
Average monthly owner cost (with/mortgage)$920
Average rent$680

Source: US Census; htps://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERSTICS IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Average income$60,564
Average household size2.14
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force65.6%
Percent disabled15.4%
Percent with health coverage88.3%
Average travel time to work24.4 minutes
Percent workers using public transportation9.3%
Percent veterans6.6%
Percent foreign born6.8%
Percent speaking Spanish at home1.1%

Source US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Total consumer expenditures per household$56,481.65
Alcoholic beverages$441.24
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$255.72
Beer consumed away from home$80.81
Wine consumed away from home$38.07
Apparel & services$1,670.91
Men’s apparel$322.51
Women’s apparel$555.47
Children’s apparel$250.22
Boys’ apparel$84.87
Girls’ apparel$93.95
Footwear$387.06
Dining out (food away from home)$2,847.06
Dining out – Breakfast$292.72
Dining out – Lunch$881.57
Dining out – Dinner$1,321.01
Education$1,169.61
Entertainment / recreation$2,409.37
Club membership fees$169.62
Dating services$0.75
Pet food$191.83
Pet services$45.43
Food consumed at home$4,010.45
Bakery products consumed at home$525.76
Dairy products consumed at home$407.82
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$778.58
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$897.21
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$398.65
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,401.07
Health care$4,352.11
Medical services$784.57
Nonprescription drugs$108.60
Household Services$1,513.14
Care for the elderly and handicapped$58.87
Lawn and garden services$298.65
Housekeeping services$118.73
PC repair$5.25
Housing$18,110.91
Home improvements$1,670.75
Utilities, fuel, and public services$3,759.60
Phone services$1,386.11
Water$523.69
Life and other insurance$314.01
Pensions and social security$5,841.62
Personal care products and services$672.82
Hair care products$82.18
Personal care products$281.18
Local transportation$6,571.22
Gasoline$1,724.64
Vehicle maintenance and repair$891.03
Travel$1,578.14
Airline fares$391.06
Auto / truck rental on trips$18.92
Lodging on trips$424.27
Food and drink on trips$384.83
Entertainment on trips$133.38

Source US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

DEBT IN ST LOUIS COUNTY (home to ST LOUIS, MISSOURI)

 

% with any debt in collections29%
Average debt in collections$1,692
% with medical debt in collections17%
Average medical debt in collections$651
% with student loan debt19%
Average student loan debt$21,423
Average monthly student loan payment$191
% with auto debt32%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

YearPopulationPercent
January 20196,5294.3%
February 20196,2124.1%
March 20196,4844.3%
April 20195,0213.3%
May 20195,3433.5%
June 20196,5624.2%
July 20197,1494.6%
August 20196,6184.3%
September 20194,8633.2%
October 20195,0483.3%
November 20195,5793.6%
December 20196,0493.9%
January 20206,9584.5%
February 20206,1024.0%
March 20207,0844.6%
April 202017,59211.7%
May 202020,13.5%
June 202018,45211.9%
July 202017,40811.0%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.ls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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