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Maplewood, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Maplewood had a population of 8,030 as of July 1, 2016. Maplewood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Maplewood is located at latitude 38.612 and longitude -90.3241 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maplewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 509 feet.

The City of Maplewood (GNIS ID: 2395847) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Maplewood is located within Township of Hadley, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maplewood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Maplewood, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,030
Population in Households 8,023
Population in Familes 4,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 5,170
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 4,260
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 1,733
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,676 (34.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,584 (52.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 646 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $153,648
Average Home Value $158,741


Median Household Income $36,923
Average Household Income $49,314
Per Capita Income $26,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.03%
Households -0.03% 0.01%
Families -0.33% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Maplewood, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maplewood to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 107 90th
Population Density1 # 24 98th
Diversity Index2 # 47 96th
Median Household Income # 663 36th
Per Capita Income # 207 80th

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