St. Louis is an independent city and major U.S. port in the state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city had an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area (home to 2,916,447 people), making it the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States.
This city has also become known for its growing medical, pharmaceutical and research presence. St. Louis is occupied by nearly 40 colleges, universities, and technical schools some of the largest being Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University and University of Missouri–St. Louis. In addition to its importance as a bio-tech and business center, the rivers and Port of St. Louis play a large role in moving goods throughout the country. The city has numerous museums and attractions within the city including the St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum and the Zoo. St. Louis is the home of the world-renowned Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra which was founded in St. Louis in 1880 and is the second oldest orchestra in the nation.
According to the 2010 United States Census, St. Louis had 319,294 people living in 142,057 households, of which 67,488 households were families. The population density was 5,158.2 people per square mile (1,990.6/km²). About 24% of the population was 19 or younger, 9% were 20 to 24, 31% were 25 to 44, 25% were 45 to 64, and 11% were 65 or older. The median age was about 34 years. The population was about 49.2% African American, 43.9% White (42.2% Non-Hispanic White), 2.9% Asian, 0.3% Native American/Alaska Native, and 2.4% reporting two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.
The overall crime rate in St. Louis is 184% higher than the national average, for every 100,000 people, there are 22.28 daily crimes that occur in St. Louis. St. Louis is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States and in St. Louis you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in St. Louis has increased by 3%.
Drug Testing Programs
Drug testing programs are available at our drug test centers in St Louis, Missouri. Employers can get assistance with a pre-employment drug test in St Louis or a full drug free workplace program. Immediate same day service is available for all drug test programs. Post-accident drug testing is available in St Louis. Drug test policies should limit post-incident testing to situations in which employee drug use cannot be ruled out as potentially contributing to the incident. Missouri does not have a drug testing statute but employers must meet certain drug testing requirements in order to challenge workers’ and unemployment comp claims. A comprehensive drug test program is available to achieve these challenges.
Personal or individual drug test programs are also available. If you have a situation that you need drug test or alcohol test for yourself or a family member in St Louis, then you can call National Drug Screening for immediate assistance. Our drug test centers are located near St Louis.