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Overview

Introduction to Bellefontaine Neighbors, Missouri

Bellefontaine Neighbors, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 6 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center) and is 8 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is included in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Bellefontaine Neighbors History

Bellefontaine Neighbors is a city located in the Saint Louis metro area. The region was invaded by the Spanish in the early 18th century, and they eventually settled down in the area. The urban settlement was founded in the North St. Louis County in the middle of the 19th century. The city of Bellefontaine Neighbors was first incorporated in 1950. It experienced tremendous growth during the period of 1950 to 1960.

Bellefontaine Neighbors and nearby Attractions

  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Saint Louis Science Center
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
  • Frank Holten State Recreation Area
  • Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Pere Marquette State Park

Things To Do In Bellefontaine Neighbors

While in the city of Bellefontaine Neighbors, one can visit the various recreational parks which include the Pere Marquette State Park and the Frank Holten State Recreation Area. The Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area is a major tourist attraction where one can spend time in the midst of nature. The city also offers easy access to several museums where one can learn about the historical and cultural background of the place.

Bellefontaine Neighbors Transportation

Air transportation can be availed from the Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport.

Bellefontaine Neighbors Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are available through Southern Illinois University, University of Missouri, Washington University, and Webster University.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,785
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+5,137
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married26.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$29,243
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,141
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,117

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,191
% Above Poverty Level75.9%
% Below Poverty Level24.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation12.6%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$1,007
Median House Value$69,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)72.6%
German7.9%
Irish5.1%
English2.8%
Italian1.2%
African1.1%
Polish1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Jamaican0.9%
West Indian0.9%
Austrian0.6%
Scottish0.4%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Czech0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Bellefontaine Neighbors Almanac

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Bellefontaine Neighbors Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp45 to 64 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationST PETERS 2 SSE
Distance21.1 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
Country Club Hills1,356$25,250
Flordell Hills765$35,110
Jennings14,749$38,854
Moline Acres2,409$36,452
Pine Lawn3,423$31,434
Riverview2,835$43,036
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