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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.

People

Total Population 7,960
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 4,849
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 32.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,750
% Above Poverty Level 80.4%
% Below Poverty Level 19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 54.4%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $146,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 18.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maplewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 2 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63143
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.612
Longitude -90.324

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)

Station ST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station ST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 67 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station ST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brentwood 8,052 $106,319
Clayton 15,900 $150,046

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maplewood Public Libraries

Library
Maplewood Public Library
7601 MANCHESTER AVE.
Maplewood, Missouri
(314) 781-2174
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Maplewood High Schools

MAPLEWOOD-RICHMOND HGTS. HIGH
7539 MANCHESTER RD
314-644-4401
Serves 298 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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