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Manchester, Missouri
City
Location of Manchester, Missouri
Location of Manchester, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 • Total 5.08 sq mi (13.16 km2)
 • Land 5.08 sq mi (13.16 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,094
 • Estimate (2012) 18,165
 • Density 3,561.8/sq mi (1,375.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-45668
GNIS feature ID 0756342
Manchester MO edited
Manchester City Hall, located in the Lyceum Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Manchester is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 18,094 at the 2010 census. The mayor is David Willson.

History

Manchester was named by an English settler after Manchester, England.

Geography

Manchester is located at Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
(38.584244, -90.507449).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.08 square miles (13.16 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 2,021
1970 5,031 148.9%
1980 6,351 26.2%
1990 6,542 3.0%
2000 19,161 192.9%
2010 18,094 −5.6%
Est. 2015 18,229 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 18,094 people, 7,239 households, and 5,048 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,561.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,375.2/km2). There were 7,553 housing units at an average density of 1,486.8 per square mile (574.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.6% White, 3.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 6.0% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 7,239 households of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 38.9 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 19,161 people, 7,206 households, and 5,332 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,834.6 people per square mile (1,479.6/km²). There were 7,402 housing units at an average density of 1,481.3 per square mile (571.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.60% White, 2.42% African American, 0.09% Native American, 4.33% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 7,206 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $64,381, and the median income for a family was $71,329. Males had a median income of $50,783 versus $35,039 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,663. About 1.5% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.


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