Dellwood, Missouri

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dellwood

Dellwood, Missouri

Introduction to Dellwood, Missouri

Dellwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center) and is 8 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri. Part of the surrounding Saint Louis metro area; the city is not an isolated city. Dellwood is home to approximately 5,255 residents.

Dellwood History

The city of Dellwood is located in Saint Louis County, which was established in 1812. The city neighborhood was mostly inhabited by the mound builders of Mississippi in the early 17th century. It was after the year 1673, the French explorers started settling in the area. Development began soon after that.

Dellwood and nearby Attractions

  • Castlewood State Park
  • Frank Holten State Recreation Area
  • Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
  • Missouri Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Dellwood

Filled with attractive locations and historic sites, the city of Dellwood is an ideal tourist destination. While in the city, tourists can visit the Castlewood State Park and Frank Holten State Recreation Area, which offer several facilities such as swimming, camping, fishing, picnicking and boating. The Historic Site of Scott Joplin House is also worth visiting. Jefferson Barracks Historical Park and the Missouri Historical Society Museum are two other major tourist attractions.

Dellwood Transportation

One can access air transportation from Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport.

Dellwood Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued through Saint Louis Community College, Southern Illinois University, University of Missouri, Washington University, and Webster University.

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Dellwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 6% Dellwood Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 13% Dellwood Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 14% Dellwood Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Dellwood, Missouri

Comparing Dellwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 10
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
Median Family Income 4 8
College Educated Adults 3 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 2
People Living Alone 4 2
Housing Recently Built 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 6
Low Violent Crime 3 3

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dellwood

Dellwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63135, 63136
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.749
Longitude -90.285

Dellwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 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
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 17.9 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
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dellwood

Dellwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,255 100%
Male 2,435 46.3%
Female 2,820 53.7%
Under 18 1,660 31.6%
18+ 3,595 68.4%
65+ 629 12%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.24
White 2,076 39.5%
African-American 3,058 58.2%
Asian 34 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 15 0.3%
Other 11 0.2%
Mixed Race 61 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.3%

Estimated Dellwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,027
Growth -228
Growth % -4.3%

Dellwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.4%
German 12.2%
Irish 9.6%
Italian 5.5%
English 2.5%
Polish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
US/American 1.4%
Danish 1.3%
African 1%
European 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Nigerian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dellwood

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dellwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burke City (63135)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dellwood 5,255 $43,887
Calverton Park 1,322 $49,375
Country Club Hills 1,381 $31,845
Ferguson 22,406 $39,872
Jennings 15,469 $33,761
Kinloch 449 $11,875
Normandy 5,153 $31,628
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dellwood

Featured Colleges in the Dellwood Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Business Administration - Project Management, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate, Certificate

Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.


Call Now to talk to a representative : 844-289-5375

  • Programs: Cloud Computing - Bachelor's, Network Security - Associate, Business Administration - Bachelor, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
Utica College

What They’re Known For

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

  • Programs: MBA Economic Crime and Fraud Management, MS Cybersecurity - Computer Forensics, BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Leadership of Educational Organizations, Bachelor of Accounting , Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
Matching School Ads

Dellwood Colleges

(List of Missouri Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dellwood

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
      loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose
1. La Vergne, Tennessee 82.4   14.9% 4.5% 16.8% 31 $55,226 9.9% 15.5% 18,687 4.8% 33.7 0.1% 6.6
2. Magnolia, New Jersey 82.1   23.7% 12.8% 12.2% 30 $50,791 6.8% 23% 4,409 7.9% 28.4 0.2% 5.7
3. Leander, Texas 81.8   14.3% 4.6% 22.4% 37 $55,051 10.1% 13.8% 7,596 4.2% 30 0% 5.1
4. Pine Hill, New Jersey 77.4   28.7% 8.5% 13.8% 33 $50,040 7.5% 23.2% 10,880 7.1% 24.2 0.1% 3.9
5. Winters, California 75.1   15% 7.8% 18.1% 26 $55,183 7.8% 30.2% 6,125 5% 31 0.2% 2.8
6. Roselle, New Jersey 74   25.4% 12% 17.3% 31 $58,841 6.6% 64.4% 21,274 7.5% 24.1 0.1% 3.2
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Dellwood

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Dellwood Government Officials

Are you an official in the Dellwood government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104