Who lives in St. Louis County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 10,283 5.1%
5-9 years 10,093 5.0%
10-14 years 11,466 5.7%
15-17 years 6,487 3.2%
18-24 years 25,518 12.8%
25-34 years 23,108 11.5%
35-44 years 21,866 10.9%
45-54 years 24,224 12.1%
55-64 years 30,504 15.2%
65-74 years 20,657 10.3%
75-84 years 10,591 5.3%
85 years and older 5,283 2.6%
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Male 100,487 50.2%
Female 99,593 49.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 184,602 92.3%
Of Color 15,478 7.7%
Black or African American 2,984 1.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 3,705 1.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2,100 1.0%
Other 706 0.4%
Two or more races 5,887 2.9%
Hispanic or Latino 3,284 1.6%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 189,797 100.0%
English only 182,597 96.2%
Language other than English 7,200 3.8%
Speaks English less than "very well" 1,669 0.9%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 196,847 100.0%
Population with a disability 34,389 17.5%
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Foreign-born residents 4,674 2.3%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 198,084 100.0%
Same residence 165,227 83.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 32,365 16.3%
Different residence outside the U.S. 492 0.2%

What's St. Louis County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 85,644 100.0%
Less than $35,000 28,354 33.1%
$35,000-$49,999 12,226 14.3%
$50,000-$74,999 16,014 18.7%
$75,000-$99,999 10,832 12.6%
$100,000 or more 18,218 21.3%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $53,344 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 192,176 100.0%
Less than $35,000 28,354 33.1%
With income below poverty 28,922 15.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 15,683 8.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 16,790 8.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 130,781 68.1%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 31,947 16.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 78,187 40.7%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 26,919 14.0%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 21,688 11.3%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 21,127 11.0%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 20,418 10.6%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 32,274 16.8%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 14,231 7.4%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 196,847 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 9,590 4.9%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 104,327 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 18,683 17.9%
Occupied housing units 85,644 82.1%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 60,731 58.2%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 24,913 23.9%
Average household size 2.0
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 11,804 11.3%
1970-1999 32,072 30.7%
1940-1969 31,097 29.8%
1939 or earlier 29,354 28.1%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 85,644 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 49,018 57.2%
With children under 18 years 20,361 23.8%
Married-couple family households 38,481 44.9%
With children under 18 years 13,117 15.3%
Single-person family households 10,537 12.3%
With children under 18 years 7,244 8.5%
Nonfamily households 36,626 42.8%
Householder living alone 29,148 34.0%
65 years and over 11,991 14.0%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 20,645 24.1%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 25,910 30.3%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 35,526 41.5%
Moved in 2000-2009 20,568 24.0%
Moved in 1990-1999 12,611 14.7%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 16,939 19.8%
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All households for which cost burden is calculated 83,648 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 22,537 26.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 60,499 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 10,899 18.0%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 23,149 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 11,638 50.3%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 23,590
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $764
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 7,509 8.8%
1 vehicle available 26,512 31.0%
2 vehicles available 31,646 37.0%
3 or more vehicles available 19,977 23.3%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 95,781 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 83,865 87.6%
Public transportation 2,169 2.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 9,747 10.2%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 91,821 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 19,186 20.9%
10-19 minutes 35,762 38.9%
20-29 minutes 18,236 19.9%
30 minutes or longer 18,637 20.3%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 136,233 100.0%
Less than high school 7,871 5.8%
High school diploma or GED 38,176 28.0%
Some college or associate’s degree 51,020 37.5%
Bachelor’s Degree 25,929 19.0%
Graduate or professional Degree 13,237 9.7%
High school graduate or higher 128,362 94.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 39,166 28.7%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 123,775 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 91,640 74.0%
Civilian labor force 96,359 100.0%
Unemployed 4,719 4.9%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 91,519 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 22,705 24.8%
Age 30 to 54 46,305 50.6%
Age 55 or older 22,509 24.6%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 24,605 26.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 28,609 31.3%
$40,000 or more per year 38,305 41.9%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 8,720 9.5%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 3,265 3.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2,659 2.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 2,057 2.2%
Construction 4,135 4.5%
Educational services 9,441 10.3%
Finance and insurance 3,306 3.6%
Health care and social assistance 21,682 23.7%
Information 1,038 1.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 906 1.0%
Manufacturing 4,268 4.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 3,265 3.6%
Other services (excluding public administration) 3,466 3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3,647 4.0%
Public administration 5,609 6.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,021 1.1%
Retail trade 9,961 10.9%
Transportation and warehousing 2,833 3.1%
Utilities 989 1.1%
Wholesale trade 2,262 2.5%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 85,853 93.8%
Black or African American alone 1,386 1.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 1,681 1.8%
Asian alone 981 1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 34 0.0%
Two or more race groups 1,584 1.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 5,384 5.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 20,606 22.5%
Some college or associate degree 25,777 28.2%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 17,047 18.6%