Introduction to Ellisville, Missouri

Ellisville, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is 14 miles SW of St. Charles, Missouri and 16 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. Part of the surrounding Saint Louis metro area, Ellisville is home to some 9,104 residents.

Ellisville History

Located in the Saint Louis metro area, the city of Ellisville was named by William Hereford after a post office in Virginia. The first settler of this area was Captain James Harvey Ferris, who arrived with some slaves in 1837. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans.

Ellisville and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Transportation
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
  • Gateway Arch
  • Robertsville State Park
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
  • Saint Louis Science Center

Things To Do In Ellisville

Castlewood State Park and Robertsville State Park offer opportunities for camping, fishing and swimming. The Jefferson Barracks Historical Park and the Chatillon-Demenil Mansion are nearby as well.

Ellisville Transportation

Air transportation is available from Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport.

Ellisville Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Saint Louis Community College, Southern Illinois University, the University of Missouri and Webster University.


Total Population 9,162
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 4,489
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.3%
Median Earnings25+ $44,182
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,865
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,277


Median Family Income $101,480
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,375
Median House Value $217,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0.7%
English 12.2%
Irish 19.9%

Ellisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles SW of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63011, 63021, 63038
Phone Area Codes 636
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.592
Longitude -90.586

Ellisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7.3 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
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Distance 11 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, Ellisville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Glencoe (63038)

Pond (63038)

Sherman (63021)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Ballwin 30,478 $95,148
Chesterfield 47,651 $116,592
Clarkson Valley 2,638 $185,461
Manchester 18,125 $98,750
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