Data Center

The geographic context for the data in the files below, unless otherwise noted, is the eight-county East-West Gateway jurisdiction. This consists of the counties of Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair in Illinois and the counties of Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Louis, and St. Louis City in Missouri. However, some data points may cover the entire 15-county St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

    Data tables include total population, population by race and ethnicity, population by age, and historical population. All data comes from the US Census Bureau (specific data sources are noted underneath each table).

          Population by Race and Ethnicity

          Population Estimates - 2020-2023

          Historical Population - 1950-2020

          Population by Age

    Data tables include general socioeconomic information including educational attainment, median income, and poverty status. All data comes from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

              Educational Attainment

              Median Household Income

              Population Living in Poverty

    Employment tables include total job numbers as well as employment by industry. The data comes from either the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) or the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

          Total Employment (Number of Jobs)

          Wage and Salary Employment by Industry

    Transportation tables include daily vehicle miles of travel (VMT) and means of transportation to work. The data comes from the Missouri and Illinois Departments of Transportation (MODOT, IDOT) and the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

              Average Daily Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT)

              Means of Transportation to Work