St. Louis, MO-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
2.8M
0.118% 1-year decline
2019 Median Age
39.7
0.253% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.3%
5.24% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$66,417
5.78% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$184,600
2.16% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
1.41M
0.0208% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, St. Louis, MO-IL had a population of 2.8M people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $66,417. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of St. Louis, MO-IL declined from 2.8M to 2.8M, a −0.118% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,790 to $66,417, a 5.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis, MO-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), and White (Hispanic) (2.08%). 6.72% of the households in St. Louis, MO-IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.9% 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 (5,616 degrees awarded in 2019), Webster University (4,507 degrees), and Saint Louis University (3,520 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in St. Louis, MO-IL was $184,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%. Most people in St. Louis, MO-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 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 2.8M people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 4.84% of St. Louis, MO-IL residents were born outside of the country (136k people).

In 2019, there were 4.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.06M people) in St. Louis, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 503k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 76.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in St. Louis, MO-IL are Spanish (60,367 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (17,291 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (10,231 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis, MO-IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.06M ± 1.65k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    503k ± 6.65k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    76.7k ± 2.6k
3.14%
Hispanic Population
88k people

In 2019, there were 4.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.06M people) in St. Louis, MO-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 503k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 76.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.14% of the people in St. Louis, MO-IL are hispanic (88k 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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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    60,367 speakers (2.29%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    17,291 speakers (0.655%)
  3. Serbo-Croatian
    10,231 speakers (0.388%)

6.72% of St. Louis, MO-IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in St. Louis, MO-IL was Spanish. 2.29% of the overall population of St. Louis, MO-IL are native Spanish speakers. 0.655% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.388% speak Serbo-Croatian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.84%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
136k people
4.72%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
132k people

As of 2019, 4.84% of St. Louis, MO-IL residents (136k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Louis, MO-IL was 4.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in St. Louis, MO-IL was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, 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 2018, the average age of all St. Louis, MO-IL residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    639,109 ± 23,433 people
  2. India
    175,705 ± 13,057 people
  3. Poland
    122,366 ± 9,453 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois and Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 639,109 Illinois and Missouri residents, followed by India with 175,705 and Poland with 122,366.

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Citizenship

97.9%
2019 Citizenship
97.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.9% of St. Louis, MO-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in St. Louis, MO-IL was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    59,286 ± 3,238
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    34,893 ± 3,585
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    26,083 ± 2,879

St. Louis, MO-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Illinois and Missouri. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Economy

Median household income in St. Louis, MO-IL is $66,417. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in St. Louis, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $104,858, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $96,403 and $92,511.

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,663. 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 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,260. The income inequality in Missouri is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of St. Louis, MO-IL employs 1.41M people. The largest industries in St. Louis, MO-IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (208,547 people), Manufacturing (152,224 people), and Retail Trade (141,756 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,018), Utilities ($77,359), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,996).

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,417
2019 value
± $905
5.78%
1 Year Growth
± 2.15%

Households in St. Louis, MO-IL have a median annual income of $66,417, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,790 in 2018, which represents a 5.78% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
$76,281
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,207
$57,663
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $943
$63,808
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,390
$48,260
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,018

In 2019, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.32 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.32 times more than female 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $99,939 ± $70,113
  2. Asian
    $73,285 ± $3,261
  3. White
    $61,664 ± $841
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $65,518 ± $7,177
  2. White
    $50,435 ± $881
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $48,954 ± $32,010

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.36 times more than Asian 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 1.3 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
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.48
2018 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.454
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2019, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.179% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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 0.454 and income inequality had a 1.57% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Louis, MO-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $104,858, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $96,403 and $92,511.

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 Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Louis, MO-IL (310k out of 2.75M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. 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
    162,412 ± 3,128
  2. Black
    123,718 ± 2,790
  3. Hispanic
    15,330 ± 994

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

1.41M
2019 Value
± 20,583
0.0208%
1 Year growth
± 2.03%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Louis, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.0208%, from 1.41M employees to 1.41M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Louis, MO-IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (157,312 people), Management Occupations (152,606 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (131,233 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 (157,312 people), Management Occupations (152,606 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (131,233 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 (1.24 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.23 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Louis, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($89,633), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,178), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($75,938).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.41M
2019 Value
± 20,583
0.0208%
1 Year growth
± 2.03%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Louis, MO-IL grew at a rate of 0.0208%, from 1.41M employees to 1.41M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Louis, MO-IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (208,547 people), Manufacturing (152,224 people), and Retail Trade (141,756 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 (208,547 people), Manufacturing (152,224 people), and Retail Trade (141,756 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 (3.11 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.39 times), and Utilities (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Louis, MO-IL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,018), Utilities ($77,359), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,996).

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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. $134B
  2. $110B
  3. $106B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri product (by dollars) was Electronics with $134B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($110B) and Mixed freight ($106B).

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.
$1.07T
2018 Value in Illinois
$2.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Illinois
101% growth
$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.07T. This is expected to increase 101% to $2.16T by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B by 2045.

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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. $81B
  2. $54B
  3. $53.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois and Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $81B, followed by Wisconsin with $54B and Texas and $53.8B.

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 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.68%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% 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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Illinois and Missouri.
Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Illinois
49.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Illinois and Missouri
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Illinois and Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% 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

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Illinois and Missouri.
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 2019, universities in St. Louis, MO-IL awarded 41,802 degrees. The student population of St. Louis, MO-IL is skewed towards women, with 64,563 male students and 92,960 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Louis, MO-IL are White (26,945 and 69%), followed by Black or African American (5,636 and 14.4%), Asian (1,730 and 4.43%), and Unknown (1,721 and 4.41%).

The largest universities in St. Louis, MO-IL by number of degrees awarded are Washington University in St Louis (5,616 and 13.4%), Webster University (4,507 and 10.8%), and Saint Louis University (3,520 and 8.42%).

The most popular majors in St. Louis, MO-IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,158 and 7.55%), General Business Administration & Management (2,698 and 6.45%), and Registered Nursing (2,049 and 4.9%).

The median tuition costs in St. Louis, MO-IL are $26,760 for private four year colleges, and $8,345 and $9,672 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,279 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 728 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 704 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Louis, MO-IL was Registered Nursing with 1,279 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. 5,616 degrees awarded
  2. 4,507 degrees awarded
  3. 3,520 degrees awarded
$8,345
Median In-State Public
$26,760
Median Private

In 2019, the St. Louis, MO-IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington University in St Louis with 5,616 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

17,248
Degrees Awarded to Men
24,554
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 17,248 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Louis, MO-IL, which is 0.702 times less than the 24,554 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 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
    26,945 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    5,636 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,730 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in St. Louis, MO-IL was White students. These 26,945 degrees mean that there were 4.78 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 5,636 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Louis, MO-IL was $184,600 in 2019, which is 0.768 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $180,700 to $184,600, a 2.16% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Louis, MO-IL is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in St. Louis, MO-IL have an average commute time of 24.7 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

$184,600
2019 Median
± $2,459
$180,700
2018 Median
± $2,528

In 2019, the median property value in St. Louis, MO-IL grew to to $184,600 from the previous year's value of $180,700.

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.
$66,417
Median Household Income
± $905
1.15M
Number of Households
± 17,137

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.15M households in St. Louis, MO-IL grew to $66,417 from the previous year's value of $62,790.

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

69.2%
2019 Homeownership
68.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.2% of the housing units in St. Louis, MO-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in St. Louis, MO-IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Louis, MO-IL have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.77% of the workforce in St. Louis, MO-IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.07%)

In 2019, 83.2% of workers in St. Louis, MO-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.1%) and those who worked at home (5.07%).

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

93.5% of the population of St. Louis, MO-IL has health coverage, with 55.3% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.79% 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

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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

6.53%
Uninsured
55.3%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Louis, MO-IL declined by 0.928% from 6.59% to 6.53%.

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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