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Overview

Introduction to Brentwood, Missouri

Brentwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area and has a population of 7,693.

Brentwood History

Brentwood was originally settled in by Louis J. Bompart in 1804. The residents planned the incorporation of Brentwood to avoid annexation by the nearby City of Maplewood. Fossils of hairy elephant-like creatures called Mastodons that were extinct around 9000 B.C., have been found in the St. Louis county region.

Brentwood and nearby Attractions

  • Brentwood Plaza
  • Brentwood Park
  • City Museum
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

Things To Do In Brentwood

The City Museum offers valuable information about the region's history and culture. The Scott Joplin House State Historic Site is another notable historical attraction near Brentwood. In addition, there are several parks in the city that offer a host of recreational facilities including the Oak Tree Park, Brentwood Park, and Memorial Park. The Brentwood Plaza is the ideal destination for visitors who wish to take back souvenirs for their loved ones.

Brentwood Transportation

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is a few miles away from Brentwood.

Brentwood Higher Education

Nearby institutes offering higher educational facilities include the Webster University, Washington University, Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park, and Saint Louis Community College-Meramec.

People

Total Population 8,052
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,726
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 67.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $106,319
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,127
Median House Value $191,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 23.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brentwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 3 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63144
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.617
Longitude -90.349

Brentwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station ST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 67 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station ST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Maplewood 7,960 $56,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brentwood Public Libraries

Library
Brentwood Public Library
8765 EULALIE
Brentwood, Missouri
(314) 963-8630
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Brentwood High Schools

BRENTWOOD HIGH
2221 HIGH SCHOOL DR
314-962-3837
Serves 259 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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