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Edmundson, Missouri
City (since January 4, 1993)
Location of Edmundson, Missouri
Location of Edmundson, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
 • Type Mayor and Board of Aldermen
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
581 ft (177 m)
 • Total 860
 • Density 3,190/sq mi (1,211/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-21376
GNIS feature ID 0756015

Edmundson is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was estimated to be 860 at the time of the 2020 census.


Edmundson is located at 38°44′7″N 90°21′51″W / 38.73528°N 90.36417°W / 38.73528; -90.36417 (38.735351, -90.364052). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.


In 1941, four days before the attack on Pearl Harbor, a subdivision of 156 homes named "Edmundson Terrace" was offered for sale to the public; it was one of St. Louis County's first subdivisions. On May 12, 1948, Edmundson Terrace was incorporated as the Village of Edmundson, a village under Missouri law. By 1965, Edmundson had tripled or quadrupled in area; it had a population of 2500, which included 415 single-family homes, a row of duplexes, and 315 units at the Bobbie Downs Apartments. On the ballot for the 1992 election, Edmundson residents chose to become a fourth class city, effective January 4, 1993.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 621
1960 1,428 130.0%
1970 2,298 60.9%
1980 1,374 −40.2%
1990 1,111 −19.1%
2000 840 −24.4%
2010 834 −0.7%
2020 860 3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

As of the 2020 census, there were 860 people and 397 households living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 42.7% White (37.8% non-Hispanic white), 44.0% African American, 1.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 10.2% from other races, and 11.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.7% of the population.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 834 people, 310 households, and 197 families living in the city. The population density was 3,207.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,238.5/km2). There were 345 housing units at an average density of 1,326.9 per square mile (512.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 56.5% White (54.3% non-Hispanic white), 26.4% African American, 1.6% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 8.6% from other races, and 5.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.0% of the population.

There were 310 households, of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.9% were married couples living together, 24.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.37.

The median age in the city was 30.1 years. 31.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.5% were from 25 to 44; 19.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.


Ascension Health has its headquarters in Edmundson.


All students attend schools in the Ritenour School District.

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