Living in St. Joseph, MO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

St. Joseph SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9.5

St. Joseph, MO Crime Report

4,142
Total Crimes
5,420.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
111.06%
Above National Average

St. Joseph, MO Cost Of Living

89
St. Joseph's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

St. Joseph, Missouri Info Snack

St. Joseph (informally St. Joe) is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States. It is the principal city of the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Buchanan, Andrew, and DeKalb counties in Missouri and Doniphan County, Kansas. As of the 2010 census, St. Joseph had a total population of 76,780, making it the eighth largest city in the state, third largest in Northwest Missouri. The metropolitan area had a population of 127,329 in 2010.
Population
76,465
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
18.6%
Median Home
$109,900
Median Income
$47,413
Median Rent
$756

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Rankings for St. Joseph in Missouri

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Map Of St. Joseph, MO

Population over time in St. Joseph

Year Population % Change
2017 76,465 -0.5%
2016 76,819 -0.1%
2015 76,901 -0.2%
2014 77,037 -0.0%
2013 77,040 0.1%
2012 76,984 0.3%
2011 76,729 0.4%
2010 76,447 0.7%
2009 75,911 -
Crime/100k St. Joseph MO USA
Violent Crime 489.5 502.1 368.9
Murder 10.5 9.9 5.0
Robbery 85.1 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 393.9 359.8 246.8
Property Crime 4931.4 2647.1 2199.5
Burglary 937.1 444.9 376.0
Larceny 3260.1 1878.8 1594.6
Car Theft 734.2 323.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in St. Joseph

White
81.9% (62,621)
African American
6.3% (4,802)
American Indian
0.2% (189)
Asian
1.1% (867)
Hawaiian
0.3% (204)
Other
0.0% (16)
Two Or More
2.9% (2,206)
Hispanic
7.3% (5,560)
Race St. Joseph MO USA
White 81.9% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 6.3% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.3% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For St. Joseph, Missouri

Less than $10,000
7.4% (566,031)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (486,008)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (882,124)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.7% (969,883)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (1,092,852)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (1,590,331)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (930,405)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (690,868)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (249,139)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (188,855)
Income St. Joseph MO USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 6.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 10.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.7% 10.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 13.0% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in St. Joseph

Female
49.8% (38,113)
Male
50.2% (38,352)
Gender St. Joseph MO USA
Female 49.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in St. Joseph for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,823)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (6,881)
High School / GED
36.0% (27,527)
Some College
24.0% (18,351)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (4,587)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (9,940)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,823)
Professional Degree
1.0% (764)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (764)
Education St. Joseph MO USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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