The St. Louis, MO-IL metropolitan statistical area is located on the Mississippi River, and takes up a total of 16 counties in southern Illinois and northern Missouri.
The greater St. Louis metro area is a thriving port city of of the Mississippi river. Although the city of St. Louis' population has slowly gone down over recent years, the suburbs and surrounding counties have steadily grown making the metro area increase in size over the past five years.
Total Population: 2,811,588
(An increase of 0.86 % in the past 5 years.)
- Foreign Born - 105,555
- Language Spoken at Home - 140,137
[ Source: American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Foreign Born and Language Spoken at Home]