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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Kansas City is 238% less densely populated than St. Louis.
People are 24.2% less likely to be married in St. Louis.
The Median Age is 0.6 years older in Kansas City.

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PEOPLE
 Kansas City, MOSt. Louis, MOUnited States
 Population475,378315,685321,418,820
 Population - 2010454,876318,809308,745,538
 Population - 2000441,545348,189285,036,114
 Population - 1990435,146396,685251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now9.25%-20.42%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now7.66%-9.34%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,5095,09691
 Land Area315623,531,905
 Water Area44264,837
 Median Age3534.437.4
 Female Population51.59%51.69%50.81%
 Male Population48.41%48.31%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Kansas City, MOSt. Louis, MOUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.18%6.69%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.73%5.44%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.24%5.23%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.62%3.24%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.64%4.52%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.95%6.86%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.60%18.93%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.28%12.66%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.52%13.36%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.44%6.32%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.27%5.65%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.30%5.89%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.57%3.67%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.67%1.55%1.85%
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 RACE
 Kansas City, MOSt. Louis, MOUnited States
 White55.10%42.81%62.77%
 Black28.92%47.94%12.24%
 Asian2.40%2.79%4.95%
 Native American0.39%0.20%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.26%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.20%0.27%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.60%2.32%2.13%
 Hispanic10.15%3.66%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.85%96.34%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Kansas City, MOSt. Louis, MOUnited States
 Households192,799139,594116,211,000
 Family Households107,02165,22976,958,100
 Non Family Households85,77874,36539,253,000
 Household Size2.372.22.63
 Married Population42.27%32.05%50.58%
 Single Population57.73%67.96%49.42%
 Now Married39.96%28.72%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.31%3.33%2.17%
 Never Married39.05%49.39%32.55%
 Widowed5.54%6.42%5.95%
 Divorced13.15%12.14%10.92%
 Married, w/children26.66%20.35%31.68%
 Married, no children36.91%31.90%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.47%29.96%16.94%
 Single, no children11.96%17.80%9.95%

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