Introduction to Ladue, Missouri

Ladue, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Ladue has a population of 8,645.

Ladue History

Ladue is located in St. Louis County, which was created in 1812. The county was named after Saint Louis, the King of France. The city of Ladue was established in 1936. It is home to the Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, which was founded in 1993 by merging Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School. The city is the hometown of William "Buckey" Bush, the brother of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush.

Ladue and nearby Attractions

  • Shaw Park Aquatic Center
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Frank Holten State Recreation Area
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Things To Do In Ladue

The visitors can plan a trip to the Missouri Botanical Garden, Shaw Park Aquatic Center, Saint Louis Holocaust Museum, and Saint Louis Zoo. The city is also home to several churches such as Ladue Chapel, Carmelite Monastery, and Saint Peters Church. One can enjoy shopping at the Ladue West Shopping Center. The Bogey Golf Club, Log Cabin Country Club, Old Warson Country Club, and Saint Louis Country Club are ideal destinations for the golf lovers.

Ladue Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is close by.

Ladue Higher Education

Webster University, Saint Louis Community College - Meramec, and Washington University are some of the nearest colleges and universities offering higher education.


Total Population 8,549
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,580
Age of the Population 46


% of people married 69%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 83%
Median Earnings25+ $90,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $11,719


Median Family Income $210,000
% Above Poverty Level 98.5%
% Below Poverty Level 1.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%


People Living Alone 13%
Median Gross Rent $1,669
Median House Value $741,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 15.3%
Irish 19.6%

Ladue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63124
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.649
Longitude -90.38

Ladue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 6.3 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
Distance 7 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 7.7 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
Brentwood 8,048 $100,156
Creve Coeur 17,841 $140,198
Frontenac 3,512 $150,694
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