StatisticShawSt. LouisMissouri
Population density (sq mi)10,0685,10190
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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In Shaw 1.90% of the population is Asian

Compare St. Louis, MO Demographics


      Shaw population breakdown by race

      RaceShawSt. LouisMissouri
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Shaw age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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