Northwoods, Missouri

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Northwoods, Missouri

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High Points

Northwoods strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Northwoods Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Northwoods Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Northwoods, Missouri

Comparing Northwoods to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
College Educated Adults 6 7
Median Family Income 6 7
People Above Poverty 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 2
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 6
Low Violent Crime 5 6

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Northwoods Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63121
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.704
Longitude -90.283

Northwoods Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5 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 5.5 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 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Northwoods Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,643 100%
Male 2,047 44.1%
Female 2,596 55.9%
Under 18 1,117 24.1%
18+ 3,526 75.9%
65+ 722 15.6%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.09
White 290 6.2%
African-American 4,302 92.7%
Asian 6 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0%
Other 5 0.1%
Mixed Race 38 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.2%

Estimated Northwoods Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,435
Growth -208
Growth % -4.5%

Northwoods Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 93.8%
US/American 1.3%
Irish 1.2%
Polish 0.9%
German 0.8%
African 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
English 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Northwoods, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bel Nor (63121)
Bel Ridge (63121)
Vitilas Reid (63121)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Northwoods 4,643 $42,475
Beverly Hills 603 $32,411
Country Club Hills 1,381 $31,845
Flordell Hills 931 $34,063
Pasadena Hills 1,147 $71,354
Pasadena Park 489 $47,083
Velda Village Hills 1,090 $40,357
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