The City of Saint Louis is the 2nd largest city in Missouri with a population of 310,144 as of July 1, 2019. Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis is located at latitude 38.6273 and longitude -90.1979 in St. Louis (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Louis encompass a land area of 61.95 sq. miles and a water area of 4.12 sq. miles. St. Louis (city) County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.
The City of Saint Louis (GNIS ID: 767557) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Louis: City of Saint Louis, Lacledes Village, Mound City, Pain Court, Pancore, Saint Lewis, Saint Louis City.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Saint Louis, MO Housing Affordability Index is 148
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Saint Louis, MO Wealth Index is 53
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Population in Households||298,536|
|Population in Familes||197,651|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11,608|
|Median Household Income||$43,877|
|Average Household Income||$65,028|
|Per Capita Income||$29,279|
|Total Housing Units||175,958 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||60,264 (34.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||78,653 (44.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||37,041 (21.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$141,391|
|Housing Affordability Index2||148|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.6%|
|Per Capita Income||3.45%|
The table below compares Saint Louis to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.
|Total Population||# 2||100th|
|Population Density||# 27||97th|
|Diversity Index||# 21||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 596||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 229||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.