Maryland Heights is home to more than 27,000 residents and 1,600 businesses, making it a major employment center for the region. The city is also a hospitality and entertainment destination, hosting nearly 3,600 hotel rooms and numerous dining, recreation and entertainment opportunities Maryland Heights is a great place to live, work and visit.

Overview

  • Population: 27,472
  • Area: 23.42 square miles
  • Date of incorporation: 1985
 
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People

PEOPLE MARYLAND HEIGHTS St. louis county (2010)
Population 27,472 998,954
Median age 35 39.9
Households 12,180 404,765
Household size 2.2 2.4
Male population 48.7% 47.3%
Female population 51.3% 52.7%

Racial Composition

Racial composition MARYLAND HEIGHTS st. louis county  (2010)
White 73.2% 70.3% 
Black or African-American 11.9% 23.3% 
American Indian & Alaskan Native 0.2% 0.2%
Asian 9.8% 3.5% 
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.0%
Hispanic 4.5% 2.5%
Some Other Race 2.3% 0.9%
Two or More Races 2.5% 1.9%

Education Level

Education level MARYLAND HEIGHTS st. louis county  (2010)
Did not graduate high school 8.8% 8.5%
High school graduate/GED 25.1% 23.2%
Some college, no degree 21.4% 21.9%
Associate's degree 7.9% 7.1%
Bachelor's degree 23.3% 23.5%
Graduate/professional degree 13.4% 15.8% 

Economy

Income per capita: $29,529
Median household income: $54,

POPULATION BY OCCUPATION MARYLAND HEIGHTS st. louis county (2010)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.6% 0.4%
Construction 4.4% 4.6%
Manufacturing 12.6% 10.4%
Wholesale/retail trade 11.5% 3.3%
Transportation, warehousing, utilities 5.1% 4.6%
Information 4.3% 2.7%
Finance, insurance, real estate, leasing 11.3% 9.3%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative 12.1% 12.1%
Educational services, health care, social services 16.9% 24.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, hospitality, food services 12% 9.1%
Public administration 3.3% 3.1%
Other 5.7% 4.7%

Housing

Total housing units (2010): 13,343
Median home value: $159,200
Owner Occupied Housing Units (2010): 56.9%
Renter Occupied Housing Units (2010): 43.1%
Year housing structures built:

  • After 2004: 0.8%
  • 2000-2004: 1.4%
  • 1990-1999: 6.6%
  • 1980-1999: 16%
  • 1970-1979: 32.9% 
  • 1960-1969: 34.3%
  • 1950-1959: 5.3%
  • 1940-1949: 1.3%
  • Before 1940: 1.3%


Transportation


TRANSPORTATION MARYLAND HEIGHTS st. louis county (2010)
Avg. commute time (minutes) 20.5 23.3
Commute alone by auto 84.8% 83.2%
Carpool 9.4% 7.3%
Mass transit 0.9% 2.4%
Walk/bike 0.7% 1.5%
Work at home 4.1% 4.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2007 American Community Survey

Last updated: 2/19/2014 8:44:23 AM