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Spanish Lake, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Spanish Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 18,739 as of July 1, 2016. Spanish Lake 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 Spanish Lake is located at latitude 38.7885 and longitude -90.2078 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the Spanish Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Spanish Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393243) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Spanish Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Spanish Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spanish Lake 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 Spanish Lake: Rich Valley.

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


Total Population 18,739
Population in Households 18,479
Population in Familes 14,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density1 2,543
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 7,354
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,616
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,729 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,625 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,573 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $111,377
Average Home Value $126,662


Median Household Income $35,347
Average Household Income $48,550
Per Capita Income $19,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.26%
Households -0.79% -0.3%
Families -1.02% -0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Spanish Lake, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spanish Lake 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 # 42 96th
Population Density1 # 76 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 98 91st
Median Household Income # 740 28th
Per Capita Income # 697 33rd

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