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Overview

Introduction to Manchester, Missouri

Manchester, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 12 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Manchester History

Manchester is located in St. Louis County, which was founded in 1812 and was named after Saint Louis, the King of France. The city is more than 200 years old and was named after the City of Manchester in England. Louis Joliet and Rev. Jacques Marquette explored the area in 1673. The area was originally inhabited by the Osage Indians. It was first settled in the early 1800s. Manchester was incorporated in 1951.

Manchester and nearby Attractions

  • Sutton Place Shopping Center
  • Museum of Transportation
  • Worldways Children's Museum
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
  • Castlewood State Park
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum

Things To Do In Manchester

While in Manchester, one can enjoy shopping at the Sutton Place Shopping Center and Nationalway Shopping Center. The Saint Johns Church is also worth visiting. The City of Manchester has seven parks covering around 63 acres. These include the Paul A. Schroeder Park, Baxter Acres Park, Belle Vallee Park, Margaret Stoecker Park, and Seibert Park. One may also visit the Museum of Transportation, Castlewood State Park, Saint Louis Holocaust Museum, and Worldways Children's Museum. The Six Flags St. Louis is nearby.

Manchester Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is nearby.

Manchester Higher Education

Saint Louis Community College - Meramec, Webster University, and Maryville University of Saint Louis are the centers of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,183
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+9,888
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married53.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.6%
Median Earnings25+$50,318
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,019
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,161

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,865
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$927
Median House Value$216,100

Ancestry

German35.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.9%
Irish14.2%
English12.3%
Italian8.6%
Scottish3.8%
Polish3.3%
Arab3%
French Except Basque2.9%
Norwegian1.5%
Russian1.4%
African1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Austrian1.1%
Dutch1%
Swedish0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Ghanaian0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Jordanian0.1%
South African0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Manchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63011, 63021, 63088
Phone Area Codes636
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.6
Approximate Longitude-90.56

Manchester 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
Distance6 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
Distance11.8 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
Distance12.1 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
Des Peres8,507$126,198
Town and Country11,001$182,869
Twin Oaks353$81,250
Valley Park6,956$77,125
Winchester1,505$77,500

Manchester Public Schools

Pierremont Elem.
1215 Dauphine Ln
ZIP: 63011
(314) 415-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
South Middle
760 Woods Mill Rd
ZIP: 63011
(314) 415-7200
Middle
Total Enrollment 576
Barretts Elem.
1780 Carman Rd
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
Carman Trails Elem.
555 Weidman Rd
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-6100
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
South High
801 Hanna Rd
ZIP: 63021
(314) 415-7700
High
Total Enrollment 1711

Manchester Private Schools

Christ Prince Of Peace School
417 Weidman Rd
ZIP: 63011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 312
John F Kennedy Catholic School
500 Woods Mill Rd
ZIP: 63011
Secondary
Total Enrollment 342
Heritage Classical Christian Academy
625 Merimack Station Rd
ZIP: 63021
Secondary
Total Enrollment 30
St Joseph Elementary School
555 Saint Joseph Ln
ZIP: 63021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 357
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