St. Louis Region ranks low among top metros population growth, stable population overall

The latest U.S. Census Bureau data shows the St. Louis region has grown little in population since 2010, but also has remained fairly stable.

According to the 2014 estimates released Thursday, St. Louis holds its rank as the 19th biggest metropolitan statistical area in the country, up about 4,600 from the previous year to an estimated 2,806,207 people. That was due mostly to new births outpacing deaths in 2014, and despite a negative net migration.


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