Compton Heights demographics profile

StatisticCompton HeightsSt. LouisMissouri
Population density (sq mi)2,9355,10186
Median age43.834.838.3
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a37%57%
Speak Englishn/a91%94%
Speak Spanishn/a3%3%

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  • The population density in Compton Heights is 42% lower than St. Louis.
  • The median age in Compton Heights is 26% higher than St. Louis.
  • In Compton Heights 68.64% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Compton Heights 23.44% of the population is African American.
  • In Compton Heights 0.94% of the population is Asian.

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Compton Heights population breakdown by race

RaceCompton HeightsSt. LouisMissouri
African American23.44%47.90%11.58%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.42%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.11%
Mixed race5.45%2.23%2.44%
Other race1.53%0.89%1.13%
In Compton Heights, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Compton Heights age breakdown

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Source: The Compton Heights, St. Louis, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).