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Known since the early days as the “Gateway City” because of its access to transportation routes in all directions, St. Louis continues to be an important center of commerce and culture for the Mississippi River Basin. The area includes a broad assortment of mostly residential neighborhoods to the west and the more industrial East St. Louis and several agricultural counties on the Illinois side of the river. For years the downtown area had few highlights outside of the landmark Gateway Arch and the restored Union Station. The population of the city itself had declined gradually for decades, and most of the infrastructure had declined as people moved into the suburbs or away altogether. But more recently, the downtown has started to come back, with new residential facilities and reclaimed warehouse lofts downtown anchored by new sports venues. Similar restorations are going on in other important inner neighborhoods.


Large city - Missouri-Illinois border along the Mississippi River See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: St. Louis County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Florissant, Chesterfield, ... 99 total
Zip Codes: 63021, 63129, ... 44 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About St. Louis

    The unemployment rate in St. Louis County is 4.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. St. Louis County jobs have Increased by 3.33 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, St. Louis County's cost of living is 5.30% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare St. Louis County's Cost of Living
    St. Louis County's population is 1,003,360 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.01 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in St. Louis County is $162,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.89%. Check out the homes in the area.
    St. Louis County public schools spend $15,211 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in St. Louis County. Learn more...

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