St. Louis continues to lose population, according to current city population estimates for 2015 released by the U.S. Census. Between 2014 and 2015, more than 1,500 residents are estimated to have left the city.
Here are five takeaways from the data released today.
1. Cities in our area are part of the national picture, both positively and negatively.
St. Louis' loss of population was the 7th largest in the country. Detroit and Chicago were No. 1 and No. 2.