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Overview

Introduction to Maplewood, Missouri

Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 2 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is part of the Saint Louis metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Maplewood History

Maplewood was established in the early 20th century. It was permanently settled in 1848, when James Sutton built a log cabin in this area. The city adopted its present name in the 1890s. The city was incorporated in May 1908. Maplewood was originally established as a bedroom community. The city is located in St. Louis County, which was founded in 1812.

Maplewood and nearby Attractions

  • St Louis Zoo
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Shaw Park Aquatic Center
  • City Museum
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Things To Do In Maplewood

While in Maplewood, one can visit the Deer Creek Park, Wydown Park, Maplewood Elementary Playground, Concordia Park, and Francis Park. The Shaw Park Aquatic Center and St Louis Zoo are also nearby. One can plan a trip to the Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis Holocaust Museum. Maplewood also provides easy access to Magic House, Saint Louis Children's Museum, Soldiers' Memorial Military Museum, Saint Louis Art Museum, and Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.

Maplewood Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is nearby.

Maplewood Higher Education

Webster University, Saint Louis Community College - Forest Park, and Washington University are some of the nearest universities and colleges.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,948
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens9.6%
Employed Population 16+5,010
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married34.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,604
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,338
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,508

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,203
% Above Poverty Level85.8%
% Below Poverty Level14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation4.3%

Housing

People Living Alone52.1%
Median Gross Rent$682
Median House Value$154,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.6%
Irish16.1%
English8.7%
Italian5.2%
Polish4.1%
French Except Basque2.8%
Dutch1.9%
African1.8%
Welsh1.4%
Hungarian1.4%
Czech1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Swedish0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Greek0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Haitian0.5%
Ethiopian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Russian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Kenyan0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Croatian0.2%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Maplewood Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63143
Phone Area Codes314
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.61
Approximate Longitude-90.32

Maplewood 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
Distance3.4 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
Distance9.8 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
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brentwood8,030$112,188
Clayton16,034$147,857

Maplewood Public Libraries

Maplewood Public Library
7550 LOHMEYER AVE
Maplewood, Missouri
(314) 781-2174

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Maplewood Public Schools

Maplewood-richmond Hgts. High
7539 Manchester Rd
ZIP: 63143
(314) 644-4401
High
Total Enrollment 304
Mrh Early Childhood Center
2801 Oakland Ave
ZIP: 63143
(314) 644-4405
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
Mrh Middle
7539 Manchester Rd
ZIP: 63143
(314) 644-4406
Middle
Total Enrollment 177

Maplewood Private Schools

Giant Steps Of St Louis
7281 Sarah St
ZIP: 63143
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
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