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The City of Maryland Heights had a population of 28,573 as of July 1, 2022. 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 38.7131 and longitude -90.4298 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maryland Heights 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 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 Midland, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maryland Heights: Maryland Heights Station.

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Maryland Heights, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 28,573 (100%)
Population in Households 28,279 (99.0%)
Population in Families 20,281 (71.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 294 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,306
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $75,857
Average Household Income $97,129
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $42,352
Wealth Index5 81


Total HU (Housing Units) 13,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,420 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,144 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,052 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $200,629
Average Home Value $245,179
Housing Affordability Index3 171


Total Households 12,563
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 6,834
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.45% -0.07%
Households 0.16% -0.01%
Families   -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.54%
Owner Occupied HU   0.05%

Maryland Heights, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maryland Heights to the other 1,082 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 25 98th
Population Density # 188 83rd
Median Household Income # 176 84th
Housing Affordability Index # 592 55th
Per Capita Income # 117 89th
Diversity Index # 26 98th

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