St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
118,484
51% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.2
51.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.97%
20.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,993
51.3% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$189,600
52.9% 1-year decline
2022 Employed Population
58,763
49.9% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO had a population of 118k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $73,993. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO declined from 242,034 to 118,484, a −51% decrease and its median household income declined from $151,850 to $73,993, a −51.3% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.93%), and White (Hispanic) (1.23%).

13.9% of the households in St. Louis County (Northwest) 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.

93.1% of the residents in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are Chamberlain University-Missouri (93 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was $189,600, and the homeownership rate was 64.3%.

Most people in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 118k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 12% of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (14.2k people).

In 2022, there were 2.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.1k people) in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.74k Asian (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 County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are Spanish (3,081 households), Telugu (1,927 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,203 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
65,986
Women
53.7%
56,918
Men
46.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 122,904 inhabitants, with 46.3% men, and 53.7% women.

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Citizenship

93.1%
2022 Citizenship
94.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.1% of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    68.1k ± 2.08k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    30.2k ± 1.83k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.74k ± 1.37k
3.41%
Hispanic Population
4.04k people

In 2022, there were 2.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.1k people) in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.74k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.41% of the people in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are hispanic (4.04k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    3,474 ± 1,426 people
  2. China
    1,127 ± 820 people
  3. Mexico
    761 ± 675 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was India, the natal country of 3,474 St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO residents, followed by China with 1,127 and Mexico with 761.

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Foreign-Born Population

12%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.2k people
9.92%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
24k people

As of 2022, 12% of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO residents (14.2k 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 County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was 9.92%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,081 households (2.75%)
  2. Telugu
    1,927 households (1.72%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,203 households (1.07%)

13.9% of the households in St. Louis County (Northwest) 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 County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 2.75% of the households in St. Louis County (Northwest) 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
    2,032 ± 337
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    885 ± 241
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    630 ± 189

St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO employs 58.8k people. The largest industries in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,377 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,251 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,203 people), and the highest paying industries are Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($170,894), Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. ($147,810), and Legal services ($138,769).

Males in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,282. The income inequality in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
58,341
Women
49.9%
58,492
Men
50.1%

The workforce of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO in 2020 was 116,833 people, with 49.9% woman, and 50.1% men.

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Occupations

58.8k
2022 Value
−49.9%
1 Year decline
± −49.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −49.9%, from 117k employees to 58.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO, are Software developers (1,988 people), Other managers (1,485 people), and Registered nurses (1,480 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

58.8k
2022 Value
−49.9%
1 Year decline
± −49.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −49.9%, from 117k employees to 58.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,377 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,251 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,203 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in St. Louis County (Northwest) 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

$54,269
Median earning men ± $2,607
$43,796
Median earning women ± $1,366

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($97,656), Information ($90,171), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,798).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($103,713), Information ($67,128), and Public Administration ($60,833).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% 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 11.8%.

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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.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO awarded 93 degrees. The student population of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 21 male students and 354 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are White (76 and 81.7%), followed by Black or African American (7 and 7.53%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 4.3%), and Two or More Races (4 and 4.3%).

The largest universities in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Chamberlain University-Missouri (93 and 100%).

The most popular majors in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO are Registered Nursing (93 and 100%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 80%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 375 (5.6% men and 94.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 375 students enrolled in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO, 5.6% men and 94.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 236 records, of which 93.6% were women and 6.36% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
93 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was Registered Nursing with 93 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
93 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chamberlain University-Missouri with 93 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO, which is 0.0941 times less than the 85 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 76 degrees mean that there were 10.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 7 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,900) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,080) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.49% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.814% 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 County (Northwest) PUMA, MO in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (23k), High School or Equivalent (21.3k), and Some college (21.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was $189,600 in 2022, which is 0.673 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $402,600 to $189,600, a 52.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO is 64.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO is $73,993. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in St. Louis County (Northwest) 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

$189,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,822
$32,575
Median Property Taxes
±$1,433

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Rent vs Own

64.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.3% of the housing units in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

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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 County (Northwest) 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.

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Household Income

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$73,993
Median Household Income
± $2,382
50.7k
Number of Households
± 1,887

In 2022, the median household income of the 50.7k households in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO declined from $73,993 from the previous year's value of $151,850.

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Wage Distribution

0.458
2022 Wage GINI in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO
0.469
2021 Wage GINI in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.35% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.5%)
  3. Carpooled (7.05%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.5%) and those who carpooled to work (7.05%).

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in St. Louis County (Northwest) 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 County (Northwest) 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 County (Northwest) PUMA, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.97% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO (9.3k out of 117k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

93.3% of the population of St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 60% on employee plans, 8% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.907% 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.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.68%
Uninsured
60%
Employer Coverage
8%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
0.907%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Louis County (Northwest) PUMA, MO grew by 3.5% from 6.45% to 6.68%.

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