St. Louis, MO : What you need to know

"The Gateway To the West" to early settlers, St. Louis has evolved from a river town on the Mississippi to a midsized, culturally rich metropolis with a myriad of things to do. Various immigrant groups have brought about distinct ethnic neighborhoods, festivals and cuisine, creating a global flair as well as growing beer industry, landing the city on our Top 10 Beer Cities list. The economy in St. Louis is largely based on biotechnology, manufacturing, tourism and transportation. Home to nine Fortune 500 companies, more than 100 parks, three major league sports teams and two major universities (St. Louis University and Washington University), St. Louis has been received accolades as Best Place to Live and a Best Place to Retire.


St. Louis, MO City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 317850
Latest Population Increase 99.45
Median age 34.6
Median Household Income $35599
Median Home Price $120400
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St. Louis, MO Rankings

St. Louis, MO Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.3%
  Population Women 51.7%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In St. Louis

 
175% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In St. Louis

Median Population

Median age 34.6
Age 18 Over 79.6
Age 21 Over 75.3
Age 62 Over 14.3
Age 65 Over 11.2

Race

  Ethnicity White 45.7%
  Ethnicity Black 47.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income 35599
  Median Home Price 120400
  Homes Owned 56.1
  Homes Rent 43.9
  Median Property Rent 748

Language

  English Only 90.6
  English Other 9.4
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 23.6 MINUTES
in St. Louis

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of St. Louis

Commute Types

  Walked 4.4
  Worked at Home 3.4
  Public Transportation 9.4
  Other Means 1.9
  Drove Alone 71.8
  Carpooled 9

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WALK SCORE
for St. Louis