St. Louis, MO-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
2.81M
0.0413% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
39.5
0.509% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.7%
5.41% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,725
3.17% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$179,200
3.76% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1.4M
0.538% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, St. Louis, MO-IL had a population of 2.81M people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $65,725. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of St. Louis, MO-IL grew from 2.81M to 2.81M, a 0.0413% increase and its median household income grew from $63,705 to $65,725, a 3.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis, MO-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (73%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), and White (Hispanic) (1.87%).

None of the households in St. Louis, MO-IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in St. Louis, MO-IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Louis, MO-IL are Washington University in St Louis (5,890 degrees awarded in 2020), Webster University (4,106 degrees), and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (3,500 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in St. Louis, MO-IL was $179,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%. Most people in St. Louis, MO-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Louis, MO-IL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

St. Louis, MO-IL is home to a population of 2.81M people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.82% of St. Louis, MO-IL residents were born outside of the country (135k people).

In 2020, there were 4.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.05M people) in St. Louis, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 505k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 77.8k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis, MO-IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.05M ± 2.63k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    505k ± 2.78k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    77.8k ± 4.03k
3.12%
Hispanic Population
87.6k people

In 2020, there were 4.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.05M people) in St. Louis, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 505k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 77.8k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.12% of the people in St. Louis, MO-IL are hispanic (87.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Louis, MO-IL as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.82%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
135k people
4.83%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
136k people

As of 2020, 4.82% of St. Louis, MO-IL residents (135k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Louis, MO-IL was 4.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.1
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in St. Louis, MO-IL was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in St. Louis, MO-IL are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all St. Louis, MO-IL residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    667,920 ± 23,840 people
  2. India
    179,797 ± 13,305 people
  3. Poland
    128,796 ± 9,664 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois and Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 667,920 Illinois and Missouri residents, followed by India with 179,797 and Poland with 128,796.

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Citizenship

97.8%
2020 Citizenship
97.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.8% of St. Louis, MO-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in St. Louis, MO-IL was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    61,741 ± 1,440
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    31,428 ± 1,303
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    26,435 ± 1,266

St. Louis, MO-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois and Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Illinois and Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Economy

Median household income in St. Louis, MO-IL is $65,725. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in St. Louis, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,900. The income inequality in Missouri is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of St. Louis, MO-IL employs 1.4M people. The largest industries in St. Louis, MO-IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (207,467 people), Manufacturing (153,239 people), and Retail Trade (152,150 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,104), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,690), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($69,803).

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,725
2020 value
± $464
3.17%
1 Year Growth
± 0.928%

Households in St. Louis, MO-IL have a median annual income of $65,725, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,705 in 2019, which represents a 3.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
$77,685
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,244
$57,880
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $945
$64,967
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,454
$47,900
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,023

In 2020, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.34 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois and Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Illinois
  1. Asian
    $76,473 ± $3,501
  2. White
    $62,534 ± $868
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $56,111 ± $35,058
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $69,167 ± $8,015
  2. White
    $50,716 ± $907
  3. American Indian
    $45,762 ± $17,351

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Illinois.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.36 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Louis, MO-IL is from Illinois and Missouri.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.457 and income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois and Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Louis, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

The following map shows all of the counties in St. Louis, MO-IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Louis, MO-IL (294k out of 2.75M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    151,438 ± 3,277
  2. Black
    116,949 ± 3,089
  3. Hispanic
    12,849 ± 912

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Louis, MO-IL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.4M
2020 Value
± 9,970
0.538%
1 Year growth
± 0.932%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in St. Louis, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.538%, from 1.4M employees to 1.4M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Louis, MO-IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (167,962 people), Management Occupations (147,329 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (140,997 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Louis, MO-IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of St. Louis, MO-IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (167,962 people), Management Occupations (147,329 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (140,997 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, St. Louis, MO-IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.21 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.17 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.15 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Louis, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,824), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,721), and Legal Occupations ($76,850).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.4M
2020 Value
± 9,970
0.538%
1 Year growth
± 0.932%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in St. Louis, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.538%, from 1.4M employees to 1.4M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Louis, MO-IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (207,467 people), Manufacturing (153,239 people), and Retail Trade (152,150 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Louis, MO-IL, though some of these residents may live in St. Louis, MO-IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in St. Louis, MO-IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (207,467 people), Manufacturing (153,239 people), and Retail Trade (152,150 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, St. Louis, MO-IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.77 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.36 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Louis, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($77,104), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,690), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($69,803).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Missouri to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $150B
  2. $117B
  3. $111B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri product (by dollars) was Electronics with $150B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($117B) and Mixed freight ($111B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois and Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth
$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Missouri to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.7B
  2. $60.9B
  3. $58.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $83.7B, followed by Wisconsin with $60.9B and California and $58.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois and Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois and Missouri went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.19%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 86.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth, Roy Blunt, and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois and Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois and Missouri is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Illinois
52.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Illinois and Missouri
  1. 86.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Illinois and Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 86.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Illinois and Missouri colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Illinois and Missouri

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth, Roy Blunt, and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Illinois and Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois and Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois and Missouri

Illinois and Missouri is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois and Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in St. Louis, MO-IL awarded 41,073 degrees. The student population of St. Louis, MO-IL is skewed towards women, with 57,670 male students and 86,644 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Louis, MO-IL are White (26,448 and 69.2%), followed by Black or African American (5,430 and 14.2%), Hispanic or Latino (1,730 and 4.53%), and Asian (1,693 and 4.43%).

The largest universities in St. Louis, MO-IL by number of degrees awarded are Washington University in St Louis (5,890 and 14.3%), Webster University (4,106 and 10%), and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (3,500 and 8.52%).

The most popular majors in St. Louis, MO-IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,809 and 9.27%), General Business Administration & Management (2,486 and 6.05%), and Registered Nursing (2,220 and 5.41%).

The median tuition costs in St. Louis, MO-IL are $27,290 for private four year colleges, and $8,559 and $9,672 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,339 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 668 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 660 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Louis, MO-IL was Registered Nursing with 1,339 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in St. Louis, MO-IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,890 degrees awarded
  2. 4,106 degrees awarded
  3. 3,500 degrees awarded
$8,559
Median In-State Public
$27,290
Median Private

In 2020, the St. Louis, MO-IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington University in St Louis with 5,890 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

16,696
Degrees Awarded to Men
24,377
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 16,696 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Louis, MO-IL, which is 0.685 times less than the 24,377 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in St. Louis, MO-IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    26,448 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    5,430 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,730 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in St. Louis, MO-IL was White students. These 26,448 degrees mean that there were 4.87 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 5,430 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Louis, MO-IL was $179,200 in 2020, which is 0.78 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $172,700 to $179,200, a 3.76% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Louis, MO-IL is 69.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in St. Louis, MO-IL have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Louis, MO-IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$179,200
2020 Median
± $1,084
$172,700
2019 Median
± $751

In 2020, the median property value in St. Louis, MO-IL grew to to $179,200 from the previous year's value of $172,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in St. Louis, MO-IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Louis, MO-IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,725
Median Household Income
± $464
1.14M
Number of Households
± 8,087

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.14M households in St. Louis, MO-IL grew to $65,725 from the previous year's value of $63,705.

The following chart displays the households in St. Louis, MO-IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in St. Louis, MO-IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Louis, MO-IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
2020 Homeownership
68.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 69.3% of the housing units in St. Louis, MO-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in St. Louis, MO-IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Louis, MO-IL have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in St. Louis, MO-IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in St. Louis, MO-IL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.1%)
  3. Carpooled (7.02%)

In 2020, 81.3% of workers in St. Louis, MO-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.1%) and those who carpooled to work (7.02%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Louis, MO-IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Louis, MO-IL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.7% of the population of St. Louis, MO-IL has health coverage, with 56.2% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Missouri see 1422 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1430 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1672 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 491 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Vermilion County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois
1,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 patients).

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,422 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1,430 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Illinois and Missouri in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
$8,262
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Illinois
$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.29%
Uninsured
56.2%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.59%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Louis, MO-IL declined by 2.54% from 6.45% to 6.29%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Louis, MO-IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.9% prevalence
  3. 19.6% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois and Missouri, at 22.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois and Missouri by county over multiple years.

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