StatisticDowntown WestSt. LouisMissouri
Population density (sq mi)2,4355,10190
Median age32.034.838.3
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a37%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a91%94%
Speak Spanishn/a3%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown West is 52% lower than St. Louis
  • The median age in Downtown West is 8% lower than St. Louis
  • In Downtown West 49.15% of the population is White
  • In Downtown West 44.40% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown West 4.08% of the population is Asian

Compare St. Louis, MO Demographics


      Downtown West population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntown WestSt. LouisMissouri
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.42%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.11%
      Mixed race0.56%2.23%2.44%
      Other race1.81%0.89%1.13%
      In Downtown West, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown West age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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