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Manchester, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Manchester, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°35′3″N 90°30′27″W / 38.58417°N 90.5075°W / 38.58417; -90.5075
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
 - Total 5.0 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 - Land 5.0 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 19,161
 - Density 3,834.6/sq mi (1,480.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-45668[1]
GNIS feature ID 0756342[2]

Manchester is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 19,161 at the 2000 census. The mayor is David Willson.



Manchester is located at 38°35′3″N 90°30′27″W / 38.58417°N 90.5075°W / 38.58417; -90.5075 (38.584244, -90.507449)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.0 square miles (12.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 19,161 people, 7,206 households, and 5,332 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,834.6 people per square mile (1,479.6/km²). There were 7,402 housing units at an average density of 1,481.3/sq mi (571.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.60% White, 2.42% African American, 0.09% Native American, 4.33% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 7,206 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $64,381, and the median income for a family was $71,329. Males had a median income of $50,783 versus $35,039 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,663. About 1.5% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.


St. Louis County Library operates the Grand Glaize Branch in Manchester.[4][5][6] John F. Kennedy Catholic High School operates as a Archdiocesan Catholic High School off of Hwy 141.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "Grand Glaize Branch." St. Louis County Library. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.
  5. ^ "Manchester city, Missouri." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.
  6. ^ "2009 Street Guide." Village of Twin Oaks (Missouri). Retrieved on August 18, 2009.

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