Everything You Need to Know About the City of St. Louis Missouri

In 2018, St. Louis, MO had a population of 303k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $43,889 dollars. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of St. Louis, MO declined from 308,626 to 302,838, a -1.88 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $41,441 dollars to $43,889 dollars, a 5.91 percent increase.

The population of St. Louis, Missouri is 45.3 percent Black or African American Alone, 44.1 percent White Alone, and 4.13 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in St. Louis, MO speak a non-English language, and 96.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Louis, MO are Saint Louis University, Saint Louis Community College, and Ranken Technical College.

The median property value in St. Louis, MO is $154,800 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 43.7 percent. Most people in St. Louis, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Louis, MO is 2 cars per household.


Education in St. Louis

In 2017, universities in St. Louis, MO awarded 7,924 degrees. The student population of St. Louis, MO is skewed towards women, with 16,303 male students and 23,308 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Louis, MO are White (5,231 and 68.1 percent), followed by Black or African American (1,315 and 17.1 percent), Asian (485 and 6.32 percent), and Hispanic or Latino (253 and 3.29 percent).

The largest universities in St. Louis, MO by the number of degrees awarded are Saint Louis University (3,502 and 44.2 percent), Saint Louis Community College (2,248 and 28.4 percent), and Ranken Technical College (773 and 9.76 percent).

The most popular majors in St. Louis, MO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,203 and 15.2 percent), Registered Nursing (521 and 6.57 percent), and General Business Administration & Management (507 and 6.4 percent).

The median tuition costs in St. Louis, MO are $23,490 for private four-year colleges, and $4,896 and $9,529 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in St. Louis

The economy of St. Louis, MO employs 158k people, and St. Louis has an unemployment rate of 3.9 percent. St. Louis has seen the job market increase by 0.7 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 23.9 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in St. Louis, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (27,828 people), Accommodation & Food Services (15,251 people) and, Educational Services (18,736 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($122,733 dollars), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,011 dollars), and Utilities ($56,487 dollars).

Households in St. Louis, MO have a median annual income of $43,889 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,441 dollars in 2017, which represents a 5.91 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for St. Louis

– The Sales Tax Rate for St. Louis is 9.2 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for St. Louis is 6.9 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for St. Louis

– The average earnings of a St. Louis resident are $23,244 dollars a year. 

– The Median household earnings of a St. Louis resident are $34,800 dollars a year.