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Overview

Introduction to Crestwood, Missouri

Crestwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 7 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Crestwood History

Crestwood is located in St. Louis County, which was established in 1812 and was named in honor of the King of France, Saint Louis. The city is a part of the Greater St. Louis Statistical Area. The fire department of the city was organized in 1954. Crestwood adopted its City Charter in 1995.

Crestwood and nearby Attractions

  • Hillside Village Shopping Center
  • Magic House, St Louis Children's Museum
  • Grants Farm
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park
  • St Louis Zoo
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Things To Do In Crestwood

While in Crestwood one can visit the Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis Zoo. The Missouri Historical Society Museum, Saint Louis Science Center, and Saint Louis Art Museum are also close by. The Crestview Shopping Center and Hillside Village Shopping Center are some of the local shopping centers. One can also spend their leisure at the Frank Holten State Recreation Area, Castlewood State Park, and Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area.

Crestwood Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is less than half an hour's drive away.

Crestwood Higher Education

Webster University, Washington University, and Saint Louis Community College - Meramec are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,941
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens21.1%
Employed Population 16+5,929
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married55.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.6%
Median Earnings25+$42,140
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,278
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,515

Wealth

Median Family Income$85,833
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$895
Median House Value$186,100

Ancestry

German37.6%
Irish17.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.4%
Italian10%
English10%
French Except Basque4%
US/American1.6%
Czech1.4%
Polish1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Swedish1.1%
Dutch0.9%
Serbian0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Greek0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
African0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
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Crestwood Almanac

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Crestwood 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
Distance8.2 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 CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance11.4 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
Distance18.4 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
Glendale5,917$153,125
Kirkwood27,614$107,744
Oakland1,649$121,250
Shrewsbury6,197$84,904
Sunset Hills8,515$118,356
Webster Groves23,111$110,419

Crestwood Public Schools

Southview
11660 Eddie And Park Rd
ZIP: 63126
(314) 989-8900
Primary
Total Enrollment 96
Southview High
11660 Eddie And Park Rd
ZIP: 63126
(314) 989-8900
High
Total Enrollment 106
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