Shaw demographics profile

StatisticShawSt. LouisMissouri
Population6,982316,0306,059,651
Population density (sq mi)10,0685,10186
Median age36.634.838.3
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a37%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a91%94%
Speak Spanishn/a3%3%
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  • The population density in Shaw is 97% higher than St. Louis.
  • The median age in Shaw is 5% higher than St. Louis.
  • In Shaw 55.97% of the population is White.
  • In Shaw 36.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Shaw 1.90% of the population is Asian.

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Shaw population breakdown by race

RaceShawSt. LouisMissouri
White55.97%45.64%82.53%
Black or African American36.56%47.90%11.58%
Asian1.90%3.06%1.78%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.42%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.11%
Mixed race4.54%2.23%2.44%
Other race1.04%0.89%1.13%
In Shaw, 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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Source: The Shaw, St. Louis, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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