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Overview

Introduction to Chesterfield, Missouri

Chesterfield, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 9 miles SW of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center) and is 16 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is considered part of the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Chesterfield History

Among the early inhabitants of the area were Lawrence and William Long who arrived in the region in 1797. Col. Justus Post, a resident of Middlebury, Vermont, came to this place in 1815. The town of Chesterfield was platted in 1838. The present day city of Chesterfield includes the historical communities of Bellefontaine, Lake, Gumbo, Monarch, and Bonhomme. On January 24, 1967, the city was hit by a powerful F4 tornado that caused heavy damage to property.

Chesterfield and nearby Attractions

  • Chesterfield Mall
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Babler State Park
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park

Things To Do In Chesterfield

The city of Chesterfield offers easy access to several museums including the Magic House, Saint Louis Children's Museum, and Saint Louis Holocaust Museum. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Four Seasons Shopping Center and the Chesterfield Mall. One can also attend Mass service at local churches like the Antioch Church, and Saint Thomas Church. The Babler State Park and Castlewood State Park are worth taking a look around. The city's residents also celebrate the Faust Folk Festival and the St. Louis County Fair every year.

Chesterfield Transportation

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is close to Chesterfield.

Chesterfield Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are available through nearby Maryville University of Saint Louis, Lindenwood University, St Charles County Community College, and Saint Louis Community College-Meramec.

Demographics

People

Total Population47,717
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens22.9%
Employed Population 16+22,835
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married61.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher66%
Median Earnings25+$60,873
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,736
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,188

Wealth

Median Family Income$125,535
% Above Poverty Level95.3%
% Below Poverty Level4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,100
Median House Value$347,000

Ancestry

German27.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.1%
Irish14.3%
English10.7%
Italian4.5%
Polish3.6%
Russian3.5%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish1.9%
Dutch1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Czech0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Palestinian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
African0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Chesterfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63005, 63017
P.O. Box Zip Codes63006
Phone Area Codes636, 314
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.65
Approximate Longitude-90.58

Chesterfield 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
Distance3.5 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
Distance6.3 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
Distance6.4 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
Ballwin30,431$99,303
Clarkson Valley2,638$172,734
Ellisville9,188$95,625
Manchester18,183$95,865
Town and Country11,001$182,869
Winchester1,505$77,500

Chesterfield Hospitals

St. Luke's Hospital
(Non-profit)
232 South Woods Mill Road
(314) 434-1500
Mercy Continuing Care Hospital
(Non-profit)
13190 South Outer 40 Road
(314) 392-6380
Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital St. Louis
(Proprietary)
14561 North Outer Forty
(636) 368-4000
St. Luke's Rehabilitation Hospital
(Proprietary)
14709 Olive Boulevard
(314) 317-5700

Chesterfield Public Schools

Babler Lodge
1010 Lodge Rd
ZIP: 63005
(636) 458-2992
Other
Total Enrollment 19
Chesterfield Elem.
17700 Wild Horse Creek Rd
ZIP: 63005
(636) 891-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Rockwood Ctr. Early Child. Ed.
2730 Valley Rd
ZIP: 63005
(636) 891-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 784
Wild Horse Elem.
16695 Wild Horse Creek Rd
ZIP: 63005
(636) 891-6075
Primary
Total Enrollment 566
Central High
369 N Woods Mill Rd
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-7900
High
Total Enrollment 1309
Central Middle
471 N Woods Mill Rd
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-7800
Middle
Total Enrollment 925
Green Trails Elem.
170 Portico Dr
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-6250
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
Highcroft Ridge Elem.
15380 Highcroft Dr
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
Kehrs Mill Elem.
2650 Kehrs Mill Rd
ZIP: 63017
(636) 891-6050
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Marquette Sr. High
2351 Clarkson Rd
ZIP: 63017
(636) 891-6000
High
Total Enrollment 2263
River Bend Elem.
224 River Valley Dr
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-6650
Primary
Total Enrollment 413
Shenandoah Valley Elem.
15399 Appalachian Trail
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-6750
Primary
Total Enrollment 446
West Middle
2312 Baxter Rd
ZIP: 63017
(314) 415-7400
Middle
Total Enrollment 987

Chesterfield Private Schools

Academy Of Saint Louis
1633 Kehrs Mill Rd Bldg B
ZIP: 63005
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
Ascension School
238 Santa Maria Dr
ZIP: 63005
Elementary
Total Enrollment 390
The Goddard School
1633 Kehrs Mill Rd
ZIP: 63005
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Westwood Junior Academy
16601 Wild Horse Creek Rd
ZIP: 63005
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Chesterfield Montessori School
14000 Ladue Rd
ZIP: 63017
Elementary
Total Enrollment 61
Incarnate Word Parish School
13416 Olive Blvd
ZIP: 63017
Elementary
Total Enrollment 390
Missouri Torah Institute
14550 Ladue Rd
ZIP: 63017
Secondary
Total Enrollment 34
Promise Christian Academy
1809 Clarkson Rd
ZIP: 63017
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
St Joseph Institute For The Deaf
1809 Clarkson Rd
ZIP: 63017
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
West County Christian Academy
13431 N Outer 40 Rd
ZIP: 63017
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
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