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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
St. Louis is 238% more densely populated than Kansas City.
People are 31.9% more likely to be married in Kansas City.
The Median Age is 0.6 years younger in St. Louis.

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PEOPLE
 St. Louis, MOKansas City, MOUnited States
 Population315,685475,378321,418,820
 Population - 2010318,809454,876308,745,538
 Population - 2000348,189441,545285,036,114
 Population - 1990396,685435,146251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-20.42%9.25%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-9.34%7.66%12.76%
 Pop. Density5,0961,50991
 Land Area623153,531,905
 Water Area44264,837
 Median Age34.43537.4
 Female Population51.69%51.59%50.81%
 Male Population48.31%48.41%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 St. Louis, MOKansas City, MOUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.69%7.18%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.44%6.73%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.23%6.24%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.24%3.62%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.52%3.64%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.86%5.95%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3418.93%16.60%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.66%13.28%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.36%13.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.32%6.44%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.65%5.27%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.89%6.30%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.67%3.57%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.55%1.67%1.85%
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 RACE
 St. Louis, MOKansas City, MOUnited States
 White42.81%55.10%62.77%
 Black47.94%28.92%12.24%
 Asian2.79%2.40%4.95%
 Native American0.20%0.39%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.26%0.16%
 Other0.27%0.20%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.32%2.60%2.13%
 Hispanic3.66%10.15%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic96.34%89.85%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 St. Louis, MOKansas City, MOUnited States
 Households139,594192,799116,211,000
 Family Households65,229107,02176,958,100
 Non Family Households74,36585,77839,253,000
 Household Size2.22.372.63
 Married Population32.05%42.27%50.58%
 Single Population67.96%57.73%49.42%
 Now Married28.72%39.96%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.33%2.31%2.17%
 Never Married49.39%39.05%32.55%
 Widowed6.42%5.54%5.95%
 Divorced12.14%13.15%10.92%
 Married, w/children20.35%26.66%31.68%
 Married, no children31.90%36.91%41.44%
 Single, w/children29.96%24.47%16.94%
 Single, no children17.80%11.96%9.95%

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