Saint Joseph, MO 64501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 64501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Joseph, MO 64501

Not Acceptable, USPS
St Joseph, MO 64501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 516
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,139
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 850
  • County: Buchanan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.765, Longitude -94.844
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Saint Joseph, MO 64501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,442
Population in Households 11,814
Population in Familes 8,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 628
Population Density1 3,344
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,814
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,703
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,094 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,720 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,218 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $76,677
Average Home Value $88,730


Median Household Income $31,171
Average Household Income $41,696
Per Capita Income $16,854
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.33%
Households -0.58% -0.41%
Families -0.8% -0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.43%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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.

Saint Joseph, MO 64501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 64501 to the other 1,011 ZIP Codes 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 # 162 84th
Population Density1 # 41 96th
Diversity Index2 # 49 95th
Median Household Income # 909 10th
Per Capita Income # 903 11th

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