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 27,420
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 15,030
Age of the Population 34


% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40%
Median Earnings25+ $40,287
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,995
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,245


Median Family Income $72,500
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1%


People Living Alone 33.2%
Median Gross Rent $869
Median House Value $155,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 12.1%

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 $37,500
Creve Coeur 17,841 $140,198
Edmundson 951 $44,250
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Serves 1,990 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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