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Overview

Introduction to Brentwood, Missouri

Brentwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Brentwood History

Brentwood was originally settled in by Louis J. Bompart in 1804. The residents planned the incorporation of Brentwood to avoid annexation by the nearby City of Maplewood. Fossils of hairy elephant-like creatures called Mastodons that were extinct around 9000 B.C., have been found in the St. Louis county region.

Brentwood and nearby Attractions

  • Brentwood Plaza
  • Brentwood Park
  • City Museum
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

Things To Do In Brentwood

The City Museum offers valuable information about the region's history and culture. The Scott Joplin House State Historic Site is another notable historical attraction near Brentwood. In addition, there are several parks in the city that offer a host of recreational facilities including the Oak Tree Park, Brentwood Park, and Memorial Park. The Brentwood Plaza is the ideal destination for visitors who wish to take back souvenirs for their loved ones.

Brentwood Transportation

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is a few miles away from Brentwood.

Brentwood Higher Education

Nearby institutes offering higher educational facilities include the Webster University, Washington University, Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park, and Saint Louis Community College-Meramec.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,030
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+4,763
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher71.2%
Median Earnings25+$51,944
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$112,188
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone44.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,135
Median House Value$208,700

Ancestry

German35.2%
Irish23.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
English13.2%
Italian7.2%
French Except Basque3.9%
Polish2.2%
Dutch1.7%
Lithuanian1.6%
Scottish1.4%
Swedish1.4%
Russian1.4%
Czech1.2%
Hungarian0.9%
Iranian0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Croatian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Arab0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
African0.1%
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Brentwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63144
Phone Area Codes314
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.62
Approximate Longitude-90.35

Brentwood 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 LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 66 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 67 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance10.1 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
Maplewood7,948$62,203
Richmond Heights8,486$113,063
Rock Hill4,628$70,040
Shrewsbury6,197$84,904
Warson Woods1,870$134,333
Webster Groves23,111$110,419

Brentwood Public Libraries

Brentwood Public Library
8765 EULALIE AVE
Brentwood, Missouri
(314) 963-8633

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Brentwood Public Schools

Brentwood Early Childhd Center
1201 Hanley Industrial Court
ZIP: 63144
(314) 262-8521
Primary
Brentwood High
2221 High School Dr
ZIP: 63144
(314) 962-3837
High
Total Enrollment 231
Brentwood Middle
9127 White Ave
ZIP: 63144
(314) 962-8238
Middle
Total Enrollment 188
Mark Twain Elem.
8636 Litzsinger
ZIP: 63144
(314) 962-0613
Primary
Total Enrollment 183
Mcgrath Elem.
2350 St Clair
ZIP: 63144
(314) 962-6824
Primary
Total Enrollment 186

Brentwood Private Schools

St Mary Magdalen School
8750 Magdalen Ave
ZIP: 63144
Elementary
Total Enrollment 135
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