St. Louis city

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 317,850
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $35,599
Median Home Price $120,400
Walkscore 60

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St. Louis, MO Demographics

Median Population in St. Louis , MO

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 in St. Louis , MO

  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%

Population By Gender in St. Louis , MO

  Male 48.3%
  Female 51.7%

Language in St. Louis , MO

  English Only 90.6%
  English Other 9.4%

Economics in St. Louis , MO

  Median Household Income $35,599
  Median Home Price $120,400
  Homes Owned 56.1%
  Homes Rent 43.9%
  Median Property Rent $748

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Commute Types in St. Louis , MO

  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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Total Employed Armed Forces: 175
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