State Estimates More Pop. Losses for St. Louis

According to numbers released today by the Missouri Office of Administration, the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County are heading towards more population losses.

St. Louis City, which has seen a small population increase since 2000, is projected to lose another 3,000 residents by the year 2030. The 349,004 population estimate is only a fraction of the city’s 1950 population of 856,796.

St. Louis County is also projected to lose population. The state estimates the County will lose about 50,000 people, down to just 956,817.

Click here to view the county-by-county projections.

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About Antonio D. French

Antonio French is a St. Louis City alderman representing the 21st Ward. He is also a writer and political consultant. He lives in the O'Fallon neighborhood with his wife, baby and two dogs. You can follow Antonio on Twitter: @AntonioFrench

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