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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 5,011
Male Share of the Population 45.1%
Female Share of the Population 54.9%
Senior Citizens 10.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,034
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 32.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,808
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 6.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,084
Median House Value $76,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75%
US/American 0%
English 1.4%
Irish 3.5%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station ST LOUIS INTL AP
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
Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
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
Station ST PETERS 2 SSE
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Calverton Park 1,289 $47,500
Country Club Hills 1,398 $20,147
Ferguson 21,120 $46,808
Jennings 14,755 $32,616
Kinloch 267 $16,875

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

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