St. Louis, Missouri 

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Population

297,645

-1.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$34,800

Median Home Price

$155,200

Median Age

35.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.3 / 5.6

summer / winter


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Large city - Missouri-Illinois border along the Mississippi River. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in St. Louis, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Missouri
County: St. Louis city County
Metro Area: St. Louis Metro Area
City: St. Louis
Zip Codes: 63116, 63118, 63109, 63139, 63111, 63108, 63104, 63112, 63115, 63110, 19 total
Cost of Living: -17.3% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

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St. Louis, Mo Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Arts & culture
Educated population
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Employment concerns
Growth and sprawl

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in St. Louis is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. St. Louis jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, St. Louis's cost of living is 17.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare St. Louis's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in St. Louis, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, St. Louis city county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 81.9% to 16.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
St. Louis's population is 297,645 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in St. Louis is Real Estate: $155,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



Best Places to Live in St. Louis Rankings


Housing Market in St. Louis

It's a good time to buy in St. Louis. Home Appreciation is up 14.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in St. Louis is $155,200.
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Reviews for St. Louis   110 Reviews
PEAKED IN HS VIBES. A CITY OF COMFORT. - 12/22/2021
PEAKED IN HS VIBES. A CITY OF COMFORT. Good city for middle-aged people who have kids and are settling down and want a white picket fence life. If you're young here-... Read More

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Best city in the world! (for me?) - 9/26/2020
Of all the places in this country, I have decided to move to St. Louis. It just seems like a wonderful place to live and call home. I found the cutest loft downtown for... Read More

Sad City that Could be Great - 9/6/2020
I've lived here and keep coming back for family. This city could have been great and is changing but has been a ghetto for some time. The crime is high; property values... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
63116, 63118, 63109, 63139, 63111, 63108, 63104, 63112, 63115, 63110, 19 total

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