Market Leaders Profile: St. Louis

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Data and information on the St. Louis remodeling market

October 01, 2009





Population: 2,816,710 (4.4 percent increase since 2000)

Existing home sales: Q2 2009 sales were down 9.9 percent from 2008, but up 50 percent from Q1

Home prices: Down 1.67 percent from 2008; up 14.58 percent over last 5 years

Homeownership rate: 74.2 percent (No. 5 among major metros)

Median household income: $51,713

Local unemployment rate: 9.9 percent (up from 7.1 percent in 2008)

Sources: FHFA House Price Index, St. Louis Association of Realtors, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau 



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