St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
175,140
5.44% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.7
1.94% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.5%
0.306% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,351
8.64% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$188,400
14.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO had a population of 175k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $60,351. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO declined from 185,210 to 175,140, a −5.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,549 to $60,351, a 8.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.04%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), and White (Hispanic) (2.35%).

10.4% of the households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO 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.

96.5% of the residents in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Lutheran School of Nursing (39 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was $188,400, and the homeownership rate was 52.1%.

Most people in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 175k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.79% of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (11.9k people).

In 2022, there were 2.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (105k people) in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO are Spanish (5,646 households), Vietnamese (1,729 households), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,130 households).

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
95.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    105k ± 1.51k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    46.6k ± 2.63k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.08k ± 782
5.63%
Hispanic Population
9.86k people

In 2022, there were 2.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (105k people) in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.63% of the people in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO are hispanic (9.86k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.79%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people
8.18%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.2k people

As of 2022, 6.79% of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO residents (11.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was 8.18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,646 households (3.44%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,729 households (1.05%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,130 households (0.689%)

10.4% of the households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 3.44% of the households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,746 ± 388
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,932 ± 398
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,157 ± 271

St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO employs 94.4k people. The largest industries in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO are Restaurants & Food Services (7,178 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,004 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,739 people), and the highest paying industries are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($176,682), Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($139,193), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($129,064).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
50,652
Women
50.3%
49,997
Men
49.7%

The workforce of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO in 2020 was 100,649 people, with 50.3% woman, and 49.7% men.

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Occupations

94.4k
2022 Value
−5.97%
1 Year decline
± −5.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −5.97%, from 100k employees to 94.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO, are Registered nurses (2,631 people), Other managers (2,157 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,863 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

94.4k
2022 Value
−5.97%
1 Year decline
± −5.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −5.97%, from 100k employees to 94.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,178 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,004 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,739 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,093
Median earning men ± $1,868
$43,353
Median earning women ± $1,543

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($68,608), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,288), and Public Administration ($60,471).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($60,971), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,477), and Manufacturing ($56,362).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing 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 Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 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 Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2021, universities in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO awarded 39 degrees. The student population of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 16 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO are White (24 and 61.5%), followed by Black or African American (13 and 33.3%), Asian (1 and 2.56%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 2.56%).

The largest universities in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Lutheran School of Nursing (39 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.13% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.824% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (34.8k), High School or Equivalent (33.3k), and Some college (30k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was $188,400 in 2022, which is 0.668 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $164,400 to $188,400, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO is 52.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO is $60,351. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

Property

$188,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,340
$44,137
Median Property Taxes
±$1,574

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52.1%
Homeownership
2022
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.1% of the housing units in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$60,351
Median Household Income
± $2,005
84.7k
Number of Households
± 2,511

In 2022, the median household income of the 84.7k households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO grew to $60,351 from the previous year's value of $55,549.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2022 Wage GINI in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO
0.416
2021 Wage GINI in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0553% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.9%)
  3. Carpooled (6.43%)

In 2022, 72.3% of workers in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.9%) and those who carpooled to work (6.43%).

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.35% of the workforce in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO (26.8k out of 173k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO 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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Health

90.5% of the population of St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 53.7% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 9.72% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Illinois see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1241 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri
1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1,241 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20% under 18 years, 26.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.52%
Uninsured
53.7%
Employer Coverage
15%
Medicaid
9.72%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO declined by 2.9% from 9.81% to 9.52%.

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