U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: St. Louis city, Missouri; St. Louis County, Missouri

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St. Louis city, Missouri; St. Louis County, Missouri

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Fact STL City STL County
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) NA NA
Population estimates, July 1, 2017, (V2017) 308,626 996,726
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) NA NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2017) 319,371 998,882
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) NA NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2017, (V2017) -3.4% -0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 319,294 998,954
Persons under 5 years, percent 6.5% 5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent 19.9% 22.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent 12.1% 17.7%
Female persons, percent 51.7% 52.5%
White alone, percent 45.9% 68.6%
Black or African American alone, percent 47.6% 24.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent 0.3% 0.2%
Asian alone, percent 3.1% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent 0.1% Z
Two or More Races, percent 2.1% 2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent 3.9% 2.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent 42.9% 66.1%
Veterans, 2013-2017 17,137 59,954
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 6.7% 6.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2017, (V2017) X 441,236
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 43.5% 69.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $123,800 $181,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,214 $1,446
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $426 $538
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $780 $937
Building permits, 2017 X 1,484
Households, 2013-2017 139,741 402,307
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.18 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 80.6% 85.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 9.1% 8.7%
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 80.6% 89.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 67.8% 82.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 85.7% 93.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 34.1% 42.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 12.2% 8.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 14.8% 8.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 64.9% 65.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 63.0% 61.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) 1,255,664 2,628,838
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) 4,162,081 9,445,219
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000) 10,736,982 15,922,870
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) 5,916,406 32,424,231
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) 2,471,933 25,262,702
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 $7,769 $25,252
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 24.1 24.2
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $38,664 $62,931
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $26,739 $38,081
Persons in poverty, percent 25.0% 10.0%
Total employer establishments, 2016 X 33,603
Total employment, 2016 X 588,926
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X 31,755,481
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X 1.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2016 X 76,527
All firms, 2012 30,040 94,670
Men-owned firms, 2012 13,943 50,097
Women-owned firms, 2012 13,086 33,835
Minority-owned firms, 2012 11,994 19,406
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 16,498 71,842
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,924 9,572
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 25,309 80,302
Population per square mile, 2010 5,157.5 1,967.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 61.91 507.80
FIPS Code 2965000 29189

Articles

Better Together Refiles City-County Merger Proposal With Minor Changes news.stlpublicradio.org
Curious Louis Answers: 11 Questions About How Better Together's Proposed Metro Government Would Work news.stlpublicradio.org
Stenger And Krewson Take Dim View Of Municipal League’s Freeholders Push news.stlpublicradio.org
CEOs promise 'energy and resources' for St. Louis city-county merger stltoday.com
A 'broadside attack': Critics alarmed over proposed changes to Missouri Sunshine Law stltoday.com
Better Together Is Using Magic Numbers to Force a Merger. How Stupid Do They Think We Are? riverfronttimes.com
Five Things To Consider About Better Together’s Plan For St. Louis “Metro City” mcphersonpublishing.com
City-Suburb Consolidation Might Reverse Rust Belt Urban Decline bloomberg.com
Stenger and Krewson both promise no layoffs in the merged metro city stltoday.com
St. Louis-area police chiefs say Better Together findings rely on outdated information stltoday.com
Why change the Missouri Constitution to unify St. Louis? stltoday.com
Better Together plans for lawsuits; Chesterfield considers seceding from St. Louis County stltoday.com
Chesterfield Leaders Consider Alternatives To Better Together’s St. Louis City-County Merger Plan news.stlpublicradio.org
Rex Sinquefield: The Tyrannosaurus Rex of State Politics governing.com
Better Together Donors
Better Together Presentation
St. Louis County mayors plan to propose their own city-county reorganization stltoday.com
St. Louis County Council eyeing referendum on city-county merger stltoday.com
Speculating the St. Louis City/County Merger beltstl.com
Fighting Sunshine Law Turns Into Expensive Blunder for Missouri Prosecutor riverfronttimes.com
The Myths of Municipal Mergers governing.com
UMSL's Terry Jones Reviews History Of St. Louis' 'Great Divorce' And Various Attempts To Reunite news.stlpublicradio.org
'Better without us': Missouri mayors prepare to fight consolidation plan stltoday.com
Captain's Blog: 2019
Missouri voters shouldn’t decide St. Louis city-county merger kansascity.com
Better Together Categories and Method bettertogetherstl.com
SLMPD Year in Review
Board of Aldermen candidates discuss St. Louis city/county merger before election ksdk.com
St. Louis city and county: Divorced in 1876. Remarried in 2020? stltoday.com
Call Us When You Know Who’s In Charge Of This Community mcphersonpublishing.com
Krewson, Stenger open to using statewide vote to decide on proposed city-county merger stlpublicradio.org
'Write this down: puppet' – Ex-staffers say Sweeney ran regional development group for Stenger stltoday.com
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Let’s Talk About Rex’s Brave New World With No Earnings Tax facebook.com
Municipal League Opposes Statewide Vote on St. Louis City-County Unification. Here’s Why. mcphersonpublishing.com
What’s New in Civic Tech: Google Unveils Search Engine for Open Data govtech.com

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