MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2008-2012 (5-year estimates)

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St. Louis city, Missouri (05000US29510)

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Demographic

SubjectSt. Louis city, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population318,527
Under 5 years21,4386.7
5 to 9 years17,3425.4
10 to 14 years17,7095.6
15 to 19 years21,9636.9
20 to 24 years27,8328.7
25 to 34 years57,58118.1
35 to 44 years40,18412.6
45 to 54 years44,18113.9
55 to 59 years19,1386.0
60 to 64 years15,7695.0
65 to 74 years17,7965.6
75 to 84 years12,4053.9
85 years and over5,1891.6
Median age in years34.0
5 years and over297,08993.3
15 years and over262,03882.3
Under 18 years68,45621.5
18 years and over250,07178.5
21 years and over234,84273.7
25 years and over212,24366.6
62 years and over43,72013.7
65 years and over35,39011.1
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population318,527
Male153,69148.3
Males 18 years and over118,81077.3
Males 65 years and over13,6118.9
Female164,83651.7
Females 18 years and over131,26179.6
Females 65 years and over21,77913.2
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population318,527
One race309,69297.2
White alone141,59444.5
Black or African American155,91648.9
American Indian and Alaska Native7280.2
Asian8,4612.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander75
Some other race2,9180.9
Two or more races8,8352.8
White (alone or in combination)148,64446.7
Black (alone or in combination)161,11650.6
American Indian (alone or in combination)3,6531.1
Asian (alone or in combination)10,8083.4
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)3200.1
Some other race (alone or in combination)3,4101.1
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B03002

Total population318,527
Hispanic or Latino of any race11,0053.5
Not Hispanic or Latino307,52296.5
White alone134,58142.3
Black or African American alone155,49548.8
American Indian and Alaska Native alone6230.2
Asian alone8,4612.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone56

Economic

SubjectSt. Louis city, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19013 B19025 B19051 B19061 B19055 B19065 B19059 B19069 B19056 B19066 B19057 B19067 B22001

Total households139,840
Less than $10,00021,73415.5
$10,000 to $14,99912,0048.6
$15,000 to $24,99919,49413.9
$25,000 to $34,99917,58612.6
$35,000 to $49,99919,90814.2
$50,000 to $74,99921,14215.1
$75,000 to $99,99912,0168.6
$100,000 to $149,99910,3577.4
$150,000 to $199,9993,4692.5
$200,000 or more2,1301.5
Median household income$34,384
Mean household income$49,735
With earnings105,65475.6
Mean household earnings$54,180
With social security35,98625.7
Mean household social security income$13,649
With retirement income17,70512.7
Mean household retirement income$16,620
With supplemental security income10,3427.4
Mean household supplemental security income$7,711
With cash public assistance income5,2093.7
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,655
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months34,94625.0
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households66,15647.3
Less than $10,0007,46511.3
$10,000 to $14,9993,8615.8
$15,000 to $24,9997,76611.7
$25,000 to $34,9998,50912.9
$35,000 to $49,9998,93213.5
$50,000 to $74,99911,16016.9
$75,000 to $99,9997,24110.9
$100,000 to $149,9997,20610.9
$150,000 to $199,9992,5833.9
$200,000 or more1,4332.2
Median family income$43,503
Mean family income$60,669
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11001 B19202 B19214 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$22,551
Nonfamily households73,68452.7
Median nonfamily income$26,172
Mean nonfamily income$38,667
All full-time workers102,382
All male full-time workers53,16951.9
All female full-time workers49,21348.1
Median earnings for workers$26,325
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$41,376
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$34,017
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined308,767
Persons below poverty83,50527.0
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined66,892
Persons under 18 in poverty27,37740.9
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined207,870
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty50,07724.1
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined34,005
Persons over 65 in poverty6,05117.8
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined209,28467.8
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined99,483
Persons in families in poverty51,94924.8
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over31,55631.7
Poverty ratio under 0.541,64513.5
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.9941,86013.6
Poverty ratio in 1 to 269,32422.5
Poverty ratio in 2 and over155,93850.5
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001

Population 16 years and over258,135
In labor force169,95265.8
Civilian labor force169,78265.8
Employed civilians145,62085.8
Unemployed civilians24,16214.2
In military1700.1
Not in labor force88,18334.2
Females 16 years and over135,43352.5
Females in labor force85,58333.2
Females in civilian labor force85,53433.1
Employed females73,93486.4
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 623,920
All parents working17,65473.8
(Own) children aged 6 to 1739,150
All parents working30,70278.4
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301

Workers 16 years and over142,882
Workers 16+ who commute to work138,64397.0
Car, truck, or van; drove alone100,77970.5
Car, truck, or van; carpooled15,03210.5
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)14,0009.8
Walked to work6,0224.2
Other means of commuting2,8102.0
Worked at home4,2393.0
Mean travel time to work in minutes24.2
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over145,620
Management, professional, and related occupations52,86636.3
Service occupations35,74624.5
Sales and office occupations33,18122.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1690.1
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations7,8975.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,76110.8
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over145,620
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4500.3
Construction5,8274.0
Manufacturing11,6368.0
Wholesale trade3,4672.4
Retail trade13,3739.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,6144.5
Information3,7242.6
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing9,0106.2
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative16,82611.6
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance39,17426.9
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services19,62313.5
Other services, except public administration7,3965.1
Public administration8,5005.8
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over145,620
Private wage and salary workers120,16282.5
Government workers19,21713.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6,1164.2
Unpaid family workers1250.1

Social

SubjectSt. Louis city, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B11001 B11003 B11005 B09020 B11007 B11002

Total households139,840
Family households66,15647.3
With own children under 18 years29,68821.2
Married-couple families33,91124.2
With own children under 18 years12,1958.7
Male householder, no wife present6,1424.4
With own children under 18 years2,5431.8
Female householder, no husband present26,10318.7
With own children under 18 years14,95010.7
Nonfamily households73,68452.7
Householder living alone60,25543.1
65 years and over living alone14,80910.6
Households with one or more people under 18 years35,04825.1
Households with one or more people 65 years and over28,19520.2
Average household size2.20
Average family size3.16
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population318,527
Household population307,43196.5
Living in family households215,86570.2
Living in nonfamily households91,56629.8
Living alone60,25543.1
Living in group quarters11,0963.5
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B11002 B09019

Household population307,43196.5
Householder139,84045.5
Spouse33,80211.0
Child84,18227.4
Other relatives25,1448.2
Nonrelatives24,4638.0
Unmarried partner10,6853.5
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100076
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over262,038
Never married128,94249.2
Now married, except separated75,24728.7
Separated9,0723.5
Widowed17,3196.6
Divorced, and not currently married31,45812.0
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years88,162
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years63,87972.5
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months5,2325.9
Unmarried women who gave birth3,08859.0
Women 15 to 19 years61811.8
Women 20 to 34 years3,91274.8
Women 35 to 50 years70213.4
Per 1,000 unmarried women48
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years59
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years56
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years88
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years21
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years7,533
Responsible for grandchildren3,72649.5
Less than 1 year86523.2
1 or 2 years73419.7
3 or 4 years52914.2
5 or more years1,59842.9
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over305,237
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school85,90228.1
In nursery school, preschool5,0305.9
In kindergarten4,0604.7
In elementary school, grades 1-827,60532.1
In high school, grades 9-1216,29119.0
In college or graduate school32,91638.3
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over212,243
Less than 9th grade11,5365.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma25,93212.2
High school graduate, includes equivalency53,67225.3
Some college, no degree47,11122.2
Associates degree13,5296.4
Bachelors degree34,93416.5
Graduate or professional degree25,52912.0
High school graduate or higher174,77582.3
Bachelor degree or higher60,46328.5
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001 B21002

Civilian population 18 years and over249,90199.9
Civilian veterans20,4328.2
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons313,645
With a disability45,12214.4
Under 1868,13121.7
With a disability2,8974.3
18 to 64 years211,50967.4
With a disability27,57713.0
65 years and over34,00510.8
With a disability14,64843.1
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over314,159
Same house244,96278.0
Different house in the U.S.66,85021.3
Same county, different house38,69912.3
Different county28,1519.0
Different county, same state18,1325.8
Different state10,0193.2
Lived abroad 1 year ago2,3470.7
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05002

Total population318,527
U.S. native296,78693.2
Born in United States295,13892.7
Born in state of current residence215,80167.7
Born in different state than current residence79,33724.9
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents1,6480.5
Foreign born21,7416.8
Naturalized U.S. citizen6,91031.8
Not a U.S. citizen14,83168.2
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States23,3897.3
Native, born outside U.S.1,6487.0
Entered U.S. 2000 or later33620.4
Entered U.S. before 20001,31279.6
Foreign born21,7416.8
Entered U.S. 2000 or later12,44757.3
Entered U.S. before 20009,29442.7
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea21,7416.8
Europe4,54020.9
Asia9,31942.9
Africa2,71212.5
Oceania370.2
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)4,84722.3
Northern America2861.3
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over297,08993.3
English only269,53390.7
Language other than English27,5569.3
Speaks English less than "very well"13,7084.6
Speak Spanish8,8343.0
Speaks English less than "very well"4,1421.4

Housing

SubjectSt. Louis city, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units175,855
Occupied housing units139,84079.5
Owner-occupied63,75745.6
Renter-occupied76,08354.4
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.36
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.07
Vacant housing units36,01520.5
For sale4,07511.3
For rent8,29223.0
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use5871.6
Total owner units67,832
Homeowner vacancy rate6.0
Total rental units84,375
Rental vacancy rate9.8
People living in owned homes150,20347.2
People living in rental homes157,22849.4
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25024

Total housing units175,855
Single-family units82,29246.8
Single unit, detached74,71242.5
Single unit, attached7,5804.3
Duplexes28,12616.0
3 or 4 units24,77214.1
5 to 9 units9,8965.6
10 to 19 units5,2573.0
20 or more units24,95214.2
Mobile home4660.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.940.1
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs3
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25001 B25034

Total housing units175,855
Built 2005 or later910.1
Built 2000 to 20047,3004.2
Built 1990 to 19994,9932.8
Built 1980 to 19896,6643.8
Built 1970 to 19798,3784.8
Built 1960 to 196911,9016.8
Built 1950 to 195920,47211.6
Built 1940 to 194918,06810.3
Built 1939 or earlier97,98855.7
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25038

Occupied housing units139,840
Moved in 2005 or later20,96715.0
Moved in 2000 to 200475,84654.2
Moved in 1990 to 199920,04614.3
Moved in 1980 to 19898,9266.4
Moved in 1970 to 19796,9485.0
Moved in 1969 or earlier7,1075.1
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25044

Occupied housing units139,840
No vehicles available29,94221.4
1 vehicle available62,92345.0
2 vehicles available36,86826.4
3 or more vehicles available10,1077.2
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25040

Occupied housing units139,840
Utility gas104,26774.6
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,5421.1
Electricity32,83223.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1530.1
Coal or coke-
Wood2400.2
Solar energy-
Other fuel3950.3
No fuel used4110.3
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units139,840
Lacking complete plumbing facilities7220.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1,1740.8
No telephone service available4,5703.3
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units139,840
1.00 or less136,58297.7
1.01 to 1.502,3641.7
1.51 or more8940.6
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25075 B25077 B25003 B25082

Owner-occupied units63,757
Less than $50,0006,82910.7
$50,000 to $99,99917,41427.3
$100,000 to $149,99915,46024.2
$150,000 to $199,99911,39517.9
$200,000 to $299,9997,59111.9
$300,000 to $499,9993,3215.2
$500,000 to $999,9991,2962.0
$1,000,000 or more4510.7
Median home value$121,700
Average home value$155,630
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25087 B25091 B25088

Owner-occupied units63,757
Housing units with a mortgage43,78868.7
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income15,15734.6
Median owner costs$1,211
Housing units without a mortgage19,96931.3
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income3,67918.4
Median owner costs$394
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25066 B25070

Renter-occupied units76,083
Paying cash rent73,50996.6
Paying no cash rent2,5743.4
Median rent$711
Average gross rent-
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income39,43751.8
Gross rent of $750 or more32,17842.3