What you need to know about St. Louis, MO

"The Gateway To the West" to early settlers, St. Louis has evolved from a river town on the Mississippi to a midsized, culturally rich metropolis with a myriad of things to do. Various immigrant groups have brought about distinct ethnic neighborhoods, festivals and cuisine, creating a global flair as well as growing beer industry, landing the city on our Top 10 Beer Cities list. The economy in St. Louis is largely based on biotechnology, manufacturing, tourism and transportation. Home to nine Fortune 500 companies, more than 100 parks, three major league sports teams and two major universities (St. Louis University and Washington University), St. Louis has been received accolades as Best Place to Live and a Best Place to Retire.

Top100_BeerCities_2015
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Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013

Population

318,727
Down by 11.41%
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Median Home Price

$118,600
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 44.22%
44.22% Complete
Homes Rented 55.78%
55.78% Complete

Real Estate

In St. Louis, Missouri


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Schools

In St. Louis, Missouri


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Median Household Income

$34,800
Lower than the national average

Business

In St. Louis, Missouri


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Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In St. Louis, Missouri


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Education

Bachelor’s Degree 30%
30% Complete
Graduated High School 83%
83% Complete

St. Louis, MO's Rankings

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