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Overview

Introduction to Arnold, Missouri

Arnold, Missouri, in Jefferson county, is located 14 miles S of St. Louis, Missouri. It is part of the surrounding Saint Louis metro area.

Arnold History

Located in the Saint Louis metro area, the region was named after George Arnold, the city’s first post master. The area was previously known as "Flamm City" and "Maxville." The first European to settle in the region was Jean Baptiste Gamache. Telegraph lines were originally built here after 1850. The city of Arnold was incorporated in 1972.

Arnold and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Westward Expansion
  • Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Saint Louis Science Center
  • Illinois Caverns State Natural Area

Things To Do In Arnold

The Campbell House, the Ulysses S. Grant Farm, the Carondelet Historic Center and the Museum of Transportation are all close by. At the Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area-Madison, visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, camping, hiking and picnicking. The Illinois Caverns State Natural Area has caves with rimstone dams, and stalactite and stalagmite formations. The Missouri Botanical Garden, the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House and the Saint Louis Zoo are all accessible from Arnold.

Arnold Transportation

Flights are available from Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport.

Arnold Higher Education

Saint Louis Community College-Meramec, Webster University and Jefferson College are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,196
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+9,788
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$37,339
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,714

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,965
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone23.7%
Median Gross Rent$899
Median House Value$147,400

Ancestry

German36.9%
Irish20.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.7%
English6.8%
Italian5.9%
French Except Basque5.9%
Polish1.8%
Dutch1.4%
Scottish1%
Czech0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Russian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
US/American0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Arnold Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes63010
Phone Area Codes636
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.42
Approximate Longitude-90.36

Arnold Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFESTUS
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp41 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip39.9 inches
StationWATERLOO
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp45 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bella Villa846$59,375
Crestwood11,941$85,833
Fenton4,036$101,910
Oakland1,649$121,250
Sunset Hills8,515$118,356
Valley Park6,956$77,125

Arnold Public Schools

Don Earl Early Childhood Ctr.
849 Jeffco Blvd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 282-5184
Primary
Total Enrollment 176
Fox Elem.
739 Jeffco Blvd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 296-3396
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
Fox Middle
743 Jeffco Blvd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 296-5077
Middle
Total Enrollment 444
Fox Sr. High
751 Jeffco Blvd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 296-5210
High
Total Enrollment 1835
Lone Dell Elem.
2500 Tomahawk Rd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 282-1470
Primary
Total Enrollment 555
Meramec Heights Elem.
1340 W Outer 21 Rd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 296-4385
Primary
Total Enrollment 643
Richard Simpson Elem.
3585 Vogel Rd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 282-1480
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
Ridgewood Middle
1401 Ridgewood School Rd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 282-1459
Middle
Total Enrollment 474
Rockport Heights Elem.
3871 Jeffco Blvd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 464-2010
Primary
Total Enrollment 619
Sherwood Elem.
1769 Missouri State Rd
ZIP: 63010
(636) 282-6965
Primary
Total Enrollment 557

Arnold Private Schools

Holy Child School
2316 Church Rd
ZIP: 63010
Elementary
Total Enrollment 163
St Johns Lutheran School
3511 Jeffco Blvd
ZIP: 63010
Elementary
Total Enrollment 112
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