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  6. Jobs
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St. Louis County is located in Missouri with a population of 996,919. St. Louis County is one of the best places to live in Missouri. In St. Louis County, most residents own their homes. In St. Louis County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in St. Louis County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in St. Louis County are highly rated.

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Population
996,919

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$198,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$983
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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St. Louis County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    190.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    89.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    363.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,928.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    227.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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