St. Louis, Missouri 

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Best Places to Live in St. Louis, Missouri

Large city - Missouri-Illinois border along the Mississippi River
-Cost of living
-Arts & culture
-Educated population
-Hot, humid summers
-Employment concerns
-Growth and sprawl

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What Bert Has To Say About St. Louis Metro Area

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.


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Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: St. Louis city County
Metro Area: St. Louis Metro Area
City: St. Louis
Zip Codes: 63116, 63118, 63109, 63139, 63111, 63108, 63115, 63112, 63104, 63110, 19 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in St. Louis is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. St. Louis jobs have increased by 3.33%. Learn More...
Compared to the rest of the country, St. Louis's cost of living is 11.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare St. Louis's Cost of Living
St. Louis's population is 315,685 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -20.42%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in St. Louis is $117,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.93%. Check out the homes in the area.
St. Louis public schools spend $13,284 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in St. Louis. Learn More...

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Reviews for St. Louis   106 Reviews
Undiscovered Gem - 2/11/2017
So much culture, either completely free or very low cost, and of a quality that you would expect in a much larger city. Major food city, James Beard award winners every... Read More

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ST Louis is The worst place to live. EVER!!!!!!!!! - 7/27/2016
ST Louis is The worst place to live, especially if you have young children. Your children 3+? you Ok, but there is only so many times you can go to the zoo, Magic... Read More

St. Louis City - 4/13/2015
Best kept secret. Incredibly affordable and accessable. Beautiful neighborhoods with tree lined streets and quality historic brick homes. Art galleries, theatre and live... Read More

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63116, 63118, 63109, 63139, 63111, 63108, 63115, 63112, 63104, 63110, 19 total
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