Population Trends, 1990 to 2018

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  • Share shows the proportion of a demographic group to the total population for that period. Percent of group indicates population change within a single demographic group.
  • Annualized change = total change / years in period. Percent annual change = ((ending population / starting population)^(1 / years) - 1) * 100.
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St. Louis city, MO, 1990-2018

Demographic category 1990 population 2018 population Total change over period Annualized change
Count Share Count Share Count % of group Count % of group
Total 395,857 100.00% 302,838 100.00% -93,019-23.50%-3,322-0.95%
White 202,413 51.13% 146,732 48.45% -55,681-27.51%-1,989-1.14%
White, non-Hispanic 198,229 50.08% 136,310 45.01% -61,919-31.24%-2,211-1.33%
Black 188,624 47.65% 142,741 47.13% -45,883-24.33%-1,639-0.99%
American Indian / Alaska Native 979 0.25% 1,628 0.54% 64966.29%231.83%
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 3,841 0.97% 11,737 3.88% 7,896205.57%2824.07%
Hispanic 5,141 1.30% 12,509 4.13% 7,368143.32%2633.23%
Non-Hispanic 390,716 98.70% 290,329 95.87% -100,387-25.69%-3,585-1.05%
Ages 0-17 100,081 25.28% 57,526 19.00% -42,555-42.52%-1,520-1.96%
Ages 18-24 41,735 10.54% 27,491 9.08% -14,244-34.13%-509-1.48%
Ages 25-44 123,175 31.12% 101,009 33.35% -22,166-18.00%-792-0.71%
Ages 45-64 65,612 16.57% 75,322 24.87% 9,71014.80%3470.49%
Ages 65 and older 65,254 16.48% 41,490 13.70% -23,764-36.42%-849-1.60%