Introduction to Maryland Heights, Missouri

Maryland Heights, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles SE of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center) and is 9 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri. The people of the city are in the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Maryland Heights has a population of 25,756.

Maryland Heights History

Maryland Heights is located in St. Louis County, which was founded in 1812 and was named in honor of Saint Louis, the King of France. The City of Maryland Heights was officially incorporated in 1985 and Mark M. Levin was appointed as the first City Administrator. It was named after the State of Maryland.

Maryland Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Chatillon - Demenil Mansion
  • Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park

Things To Do In Maryland Heights

Maryland Heights is home to Creve Coeur County Park. Facilities for boating and fishing are offered by Creve Coeur Lake. One can visit the Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area, Castlewood State Park, Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, and Frank Holten State Recreation Area. It is also worth taking a look around the Ulysses S. Grant Farm, Jefferson Barracks Historical Park, and Scott Joplin House State Historic Site.

Maryland Heights Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is close by.

Maryland Heights Higher Education

Maryville University of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Community College - Meramec, and Washington University offer courses for higher studies.


Total Population 27,401
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 15,187
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 47.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42%
Median Earnings25+ $37,345
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,922
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,912


Median Family Income $71,987
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%


People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $887
Median House Value $151,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 11.6%

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

Maryland Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63043
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.713
Longitude -90.429

Maryland Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 4.3 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 5.1 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 10.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Breckenridge Hills 4,728 $37,925
Creve Coeur 17,944 $142,285
Edmundson 898 $36,667

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

These 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.
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
  • MSN in Clinical Leadership
  • MSN in Executive Leadership
  • MS in Finance
  • Saint Xavier University, Chicago’s oldest Catholic university, has a long history of educating students to prepare them for professional success and lay the foundation for personal fulfillment.

  • Doctor of Social Work
  • Master of Social Work
  • The MSW@USC is the first top-ranked MSW program offered nationally. Many online programs are limited to certain geographic areas or the availability of courses, making it necessary to travel to campus. Our program can be completed from virtually anywhere without the need to relocate to Southern California.

  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

Maryland Heights High Schools

Serves 1,990 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

Additional Details
Maryland Heights Colleges
Maryland Heights colleges and trade schools.
Study Online in Maryland Heights

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Maryland Heights Government Officials

Are you an official in the Maryland Heights 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.

Back to Top