St. Robert is a city in Pulaski County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,340 at the 2010 census. It is a gateway community to the United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Fort Leonard Wood.
St. Robert is located at 37°49′28″N 92°8′1″W / 37.82444°N 92.13361°W / 37.82444; -92.13361 (37.824550, -92.133499).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.84 square miles (20.31 km), of which 7.83 square miles (20.28 km) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km) is water. Historic Route 66 runs through St. Roberts.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,340 people, 1,827 households, and 1,080 families residing in the city. The population density was 554.3 inhabitants per square mile (214.0/km). There were 1,992 housing units at an average density of 254.4 per square mile (98.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 61.1% White, 22.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 5.8% Asian, 0.9% Pacific Islander, 3.1% from other races, and 6.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.0% of the population.
There were 1,827 households of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.9% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the city was 30.1 years. 28% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 36.9% were from 25 to 44; 18.7% were from 45 to 64; and 6.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,760 people, 1,219 households, and 688 families residing in the city. The population density was 383.0 people per square mile (147.8/km²). There were 1,408 housing units at an average density of 195.4 per square mile (75.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 64.64% White, 20.29% African American, 0.58% Native American, 5.43% Asian, 0.40% Pacific Islander, 2.90% from other races, and 5.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.12% of the population.
There were 1,219 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 37.3% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,080, and the median income for a family was $37,841. Males had a median income of $29,934 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,650. About 11.3% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.