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Overview

Introduction to Crestwood, Missouri

Crestwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 7 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Crestwood has a population of 11,863.

Crestwood History

Crestwood is located in St. Louis County, which was established in 1812 and was named in honor of the King of France, Saint Louis. The city is a part of the Greater St. Louis Statistical Area. The fire department of the city was organized in 1954. Crestwood adopted its City Charter in 1995.

Crestwood and nearby Attractions

  • Hillside Village Shopping Center
  • Magic House, St Louis Children's Museum
  • Grants Farm
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park
  • St Louis Zoo
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Things To Do In Crestwood

While in Crestwood one can visit the Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis Zoo. The Missouri Historical Society Museum, Saint Louis Science Center, and Saint Louis Art Museum are also close by. The Crestview Shopping Center and Hillside Village Shopping Center are some of the local shopping centers. One can also spend their leisure at the Frank Holten State Recreation Area, Castlewood State Park, and Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area.

Crestwood Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is less than half an hour's drive away.

Crestwood Higher Education

Webster University, Washington University, and Saint Louis Community College - Meramec are nearby.

People

Total Population 11,961
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,832
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.9%
Median Earnings25+ $41,051
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,991
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.8%
Median Gross Rent $888
Median House Value $181,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 1.5%
English 10.1%
Irish 17.6%

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

Crestwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63126
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.556
Longitude -90.381

Crestwood 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 8.2 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 CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 11.4 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
Station ST PETERS 2 SSE
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glendale 5,928 $150,586
Kirkwood 27,612 $107,346

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

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Crestwood High Schools

SOUTHVIEW
11660 EDDIE AND PARK RD
314-989-8900
A Special Education School
Serves 154 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.8

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