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  1940 Census
Category:  Demographics (immigration, etc.)
Brief Description:  In the 1940 census, St. LouisĀ“ population dropped for the first time in its history, decling by 1 percent to 816, 048. St. Louis now was the eighth largest city in the country. This census really shocked the people of St. Louis as it was the first time population has decreased.
Year:  1940
Decade:  1940 - 1949



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