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Jennings, Missouri
City of Jennings
Top: Business in Jennings; bottom left: River Roads Mall (demolished); bottom right: Church in Jennings
Top: Business in Jennings; bottom left: River Roads Mall (demolished); bottom right: Church in Jennings
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Location of Jennings, Missouri
Location of Jennings, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 • Total 3.73 sq mi (9.67 km2)
 • Land 3.73 sq mi (9.67 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
518 ft (158 m)
Population
 (2200)
 • Total 12,895
 • Density 3,457/sq mi (1,333.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63136
Area code(s) 314
FIPS code 29-37178
GNIS feature ID 0756226

Jennings is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 12,895.

Geography

Jennings is located at 38°43′16″N 90°15′41″W / 38.72111°N 90.26139°W / 38.72111; -90.26139 (38.721100, -90.261428).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.70 square miles (9.58 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 15,282
1960 19,965 30.6%
1970 19,379 −2.9%
1980 16,934 −12.6%
1990 15,905 −6.1%
2000 15,469 −2.7%
2010 14,712 −4.9%
2020 12,895 −12.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2010 2020

2020 census

Jennings city, Missouri – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 1,237 675 8.41% 5.23%
Black or African American alone (NH) 13,173 11,695 89.54% 90.69%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 21 20 0.14% 0.16%
Asian alone (NH) 24 29 0.16% 0.22%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 1 0.00% 0.01%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 19 38 0.13% 0.29%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 148 316 1.01% 2.45%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 90 121 0.61% 0.94%
Total 14,712 12,895 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 14,712 people, 5,847 households and 3,782 families living in the city. The population density was 3,976.2 per square mile (1,535.2/km2). There were 6,937 housing units at an average density of 1,874.9 per square mile (723.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.8% African American, 8.5% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6%.

Of the 5,847 households, 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 22.4% were married couples living together, 36.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.2% of households were one person and 10.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age was 35.2 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.5% male and 55.5% female.

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