Overland is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 16,062 at the 2010 census.
Overland is located at 38°41′57″N 90°22′4″W / 38.69917°N 90.36778°W / 38.69917; -90.36778 (38.699051, -90.367797).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.38 square miles (11.34 km), of which 4.36 square miles (11.29 km) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 16,062 people, 6,717 households, and 4,136 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,683.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,422.4/km). There were 7,356 housing units at an average density of 1,687.2 per square mile (651.4/km). The racial makeup of the city was 73.3% White, 16.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 3.2% Asian, 3.9% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.
There were 6,717 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of eighteen living with them, 37.5% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 37.9 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of eighteen; 8.7% were between the ages of eighteen and 24; 28% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 16,838 people, 7,012 households, and 4,494 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,842.8 people per square mile (1,484.3/km²). There were 7,446 housing units at an average density of 1,699.3 per square mile (656.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.56% White, 11.19% African American, 0.32% Native American, 2.01% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.83% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.19% of the population.
There were 7,012 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the city, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,437, and the median income for a family was $43,655. Males had a median income of $31,168 versus $25,352 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,266. About 6.6% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.