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Overview

Introduction to Dellwood, Missouri

Dellwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles SE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center) and is 8 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri. Part of the surrounding Saint Louis metro area, it is not an isolated city.

Dellwood History

The city of Dellwood is located in Saint Louis County, which was established in 1812. The city neighborhood was mostly inhabited by the mound builders of Mississippi in the early 17th century. It was after the year 1673, the French explorers started settling in the area. Development began soon after that.

Dellwood and nearby Attractions

  • Castlewood State Park
  • Frank Holten State Recreation Area
  • Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
  • Missouri Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Dellwood

Filled with attractive locations and historic sites, the city of Dellwood is an ideal tourist destination. While in the city, tourists can visit the Castlewood State Park and Frank Holten State Recreation Area, which offer several facilities such as swimming, camping, fishing, picnicking and boating. The Historic Site of Scott Joplin House is also worth visiting. Jefferson Barracks Historical Park and the Missouri Historical Society Museum are two other major tourist attractions.

Dellwood Transportation

One can access air transportation from Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport.

Dellwood Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued through Saint Louis Community College, Southern Illinois University, University of Missouri, Washington University, and Webster University.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,020
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens8.4%
Employed Population 16+2,030
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married34.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,686
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,338
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,571

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,375
% Above Poverty Level81.7%
% Below Poverty Level18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation7.9%

Housing

People Living Alone20.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,064
Median House Value$74,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)78.8%
German5.3%
Irish2.6%
African1.6%
French Except Basque1.1%
English0.8%
Czech0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Polish0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Italian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Dellwood Almanac

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Dellwood 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 INTL AP
Distance4.4 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
StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance8.7 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 PETERS 2 SSE
Distance17.9 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
Calverton Park1,243$48,750
Country Club Hills1,356$25,250
Ferguson21,035$46,113
Jennings14,749$38,854
Kinloch308$24,375
Normandy4,973$55,188
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