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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.

People

Total Population 10,814
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,085
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 29%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,913
% Above Poverty Level 73.2%
% Below Poverty Level 26.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 10.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $981
Median House Value $74,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 4.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bellefontaine Neighbors Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63137
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.74
Longitude -90.226

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)

Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 6.7 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
Station ST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 16.2 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
Station ST PETERS 2 SSE
Distance 21.1 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
Country Club Hills 1,398 $20,147
Flordell Hills 843 $32,404
Jennings 14,755 $32,616

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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