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Overview

Introduction to Ballwin, Missouri

Ballwin, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 13 miles S of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center) and is 14 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is considered part of the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Ballwin History

The city of Ballwin was founded by a settler called John Ball. It was only after 1826 that roads and rail routes were built in the area. The city was initially known as "Ballshow." It was christened "Ballwin" in the year 1837. Ballwin was incorporated in 1950, and soon became one of the most developed cities. It was the construction of roads in the city that paved the way for further developments.

Ballwin and nearby Attractions

  • Gateway Arch
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Castlewood State Park

Things To Do In Ballwin

The Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Zoo, and Castlewood State Park are among the popular tourist haunts in and near Ballwin. Tourists can visit the Saint Louis Art Museum to learn more about the history of the city. The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House and the Gateway Arch are also worth taking a look around.

Ballwin Transportation

The Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport is close by.

Ballwin Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available at the Saint Louis Community College, Saint Louis University, Southern Illinois University, and University of Missouri.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,431
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+15,770
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married62.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.7%
Median Earnings25+$48,584
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,040
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,811

Wealth

Median Family Income$99,303
% Above Poverty Level97.4%
% Below Poverty Level2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,090
Median House Value$238,400

Ancestry

German33.3%
Irish18.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.1%
English10.8%
Italian6.1%
Polish3.5%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish2.7%
Russian2%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Arab0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Swiss0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Czech0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Syrian0.2%
African0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Israeli0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Ballwin Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63011, 63021
P.O. Box Zip Codes63022, 63024
Phone Area Codes636
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.59
Approximate Longitude-90.55

Ballwin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationWELDON SPRING NWS
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationST PETERS 2 SSE
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarkson Valley2,638$172,734
Ellisville9,188$95,625
Manchester18,183$95,865
Town and Country11,001$182,869
Twin Oaks353$81,250
Winchester1,505$77,500

Ballwin Public Schools

Claymont Elem.
405 Country Club Dr
ZIP: 63011
(314) 415-6150
Primary
Total Enrollment 483
Henry Elem.
700 Henry Ave
ZIP: 63011
(314) 415-6350
Primary
Total Enrollment 804
West High
14653 Clayton Rd
ZIP: 63011
(314) 415-7500
High
Total Enrollment 1176
Westridge Elem.
908 Crestland
ZIP: 63011
(636) 891-6150
Primary
Total Enrollment 451
Ballwin Elem.
400 Jefferson
ZIP: 63021
(636) 891-6575
Primary
Total Enrollment 516
Hanna Woods Elem.
720 Hanna Rd
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 400
Oak Brook Elem.
510 Big Bend Rd
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-6550
Primary
Total Enrollment 518
Selvidge Middle
235 New Ballwin Rd
ZIP: 63021
(636) 891-6100
Middle
Total Enrollment 701
Sorrento Springs Elem.
390 Tumulty Dr
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Southwest Middle
701 Wren Ave
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-7300
Middle
Total Enrollment 659
Woerther Elem.
314 New Ballwin Rd
ZIP: 63021
(636) 891-6175
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Wren Hollow Elem.
655 Wren Ave
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-6850
Primary
Total Enrollment 421

Ballwin Private Schools

Al-salam Day School
519 Weidman Rd
ZIP: 63011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 223
St Gemma Center
15712 Clayton Rd
ZIP: 63011
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
Holy Infant Elementary School
248 New Ballwin Rd
ZIP: 63021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 671
Hope Montessori Academy - Ballwin
2809 Barrett Station Rd
ZIP: 63021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
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