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Overview

Introduction to Manchester, Missouri

Manchester, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 12 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Manchester contains a population of approximately 19,161.

Manchester History

Manchester is located in St. Louis County, which was founded in 1812 and was named after Saint Louis, the King of France. The city is more than 200 years old and was named after the City of Manchester in England. Louis Joliet and Rev. Jacques Marquette explored the area in 1673. The area was originally inhabited by the Osage Indians. It was first settled in the early 1800s. Manchester was incorporated in 1951.

Manchester and nearby Attractions

  • Sutton Place Shopping Center
  • Museum of Transportation
  • Worldways Children's Museum
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
  • Castlewood State Park
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum

Things To Do In Manchester

While in Manchester, one can enjoy shopping at the Sutton Place Shopping Center and Nationalway Shopping Center. The Saint Johns Church is also worth visiting. The City of Manchester has seven parks covering around 63 acres. These include the Paul A. Schroeder Park, Baxter Acres Park, Belle Vallee Park, Margaret Stoecker Park, and Seibert Park. One may also visit the Museum of Transportation, Castlewood State Park, Saint Louis Holocaust Museum, and Worldways Children's Museum. The Six Flags St. Louis is nearby.

Manchester Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is nearby.

Manchester Higher Education

Saint Louis Community College - Meramec, Webster University, and Maryville University of Saint Louis are the centers of higher education.

People

Total Population 18,187
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 10,376
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $96,339
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $954
Median House Value $212,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 16.3%

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

Manchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63011, 63021, 63088
Phone Area Codes 636
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.596
Longitude -90.509

Manchester 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 CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 6 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 WELDON SPRING NWS
Distance 11.8 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
Station ST PETERS 2 SSE
Distance 12.1 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, Manchester, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sherman (63021)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ballwin 30,484 $97,488
Des Peres 8,480 $125,885

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

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