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Last Updated: Mar 10th, 2003 - 10:35:32 

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THE STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT of the ST. LOUIS REGION - 2000
By St. Louis County Economic Developers
Mar 10, 2003, 10:33

 
 
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This was a presentation to the St. Louis County Economic Developers by East/West Gateway.  They had done similar studies in 1992, 1996 and 1999.  This evaluation is against 35 other Metro areas.  To be considered the cities had to have a population of at least 950K and be within 500 miles of St. Louis or be a similar region, i.e. San Diego.

Listed below are various comparisons to the 35 Metro areas:

  1. Population:  2.6 million     #14
  2. Persons per square mile:  407 #28
  3. Population change 1990-2000:  4.5% # 31    - #1 Austin, TX. 47.7%
  4. Net migration 1990-2000:  (47,000) # 27    - #1 Atlanta, Ga.  589K
  5. Median age 2000:  36 #8    -# 35 Salt Lake City, Ut.  28.6
  6. Adults older than 65:  12.9% #7    - #35 Austin, TX. 7.3%
  7. Median household income 1999:  $44,437 #24   - #1 San Francisco, Ca. $63,297
  8. Median price for one family home 2001:  $116,200 #32   - #1 San Francisco, Ca. $63,297
  9. Adults 25 plus with a four year degree 2000:  25.3% #24 -#1 San Francisco, Ca.  43.6%
  10. Adults 25 plus with an Associates Degree 2000:  6.2% #14   -#1 Seattle, Wa.  8.0%
  11. Job growth 1996-2000:  5.9% #34   -#1 Austin, TX.  22.8
  12. Manufacturing job growth 1996-2000:  (8.1%) #31 - #1Austin, TX.  24.0%
  13. Earnings per job 1999:  $34,445 #22   - #1 San Francisco $59,007
  14. Growth in new business units 1996-1999:  1.49% #32 - #1 Salt Lake City, Ut.  10.48%
  15. Units of local government 1997:  788 #5 - #35 Miami, Fl. 36
  16. School districts per 100K 1997:  4.7% #2     Average 2.3%
  17. Local Government spending per capita 1997:  $2,356 #33 -#1 New York City $6,451
  18. Local government debt per capita 1997:  .90% #35 -#1 Salt Lake City, Ut.  2.83%
  19. Voter Participation 2000:  59.1% #3    -Average 51.1%
 

 


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