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Maryland Heights, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Maryland Heights had a population of 27,439 as of July 1, 2016. Maryland Heights 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 Maryland Heights is located at latitude 38.7169 and longitude -90.4718 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maryland Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.89 sq. miles and a water area of 1.52 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.

The City of Maryland Heights (GNIS ID: 2395034) 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 Maryland Heights is located within Township of Maryland Heights, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maryland Heights: Maryland Heights Station.

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


Total Population 27,439
Population in Households 27,085
Population in Familes 19,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 354
Population Density1 1,254
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 12,145
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 6,886
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,282 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,863 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,041 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $171,529
Average Home Value $185,653


Median Household Income $56,315
Average Household Income $70,223
Per Capita Income $30,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.02%
Households -0.05% 0.02%
Families 0.28% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Maryland Heights, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maryland Heights 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 # 26 98th
Population Density1 # 238 77th
Diversity Index2 # 43 96th
Median Household Income # 166 84th
Per Capita Income # 100 90th

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