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Overview

Introduction to Olivette, Missouri

Olivette, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is included in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Olivette History

Olivette was first settled in the mid 1800s. At that time, it was a small farming community. It was located along an old Indian trail called Bonhomme Road. Olivette was incorporated in 1930 by merging the communities of Tower Hill, Stratmann, Central and Olive. The first brick schoolhouse of St. Louis County was built in Olivette.

Olivette and nearby Attractions

  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
  • Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Castlewood State Park

Things To Do In Olivette

The Shaw Park Aquatic Center and the Saint Louis Zoo are each accessible from Olivette. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Ruth Park Golf Course. The Chatillon-Demenil Mansion, the Ulysses S. Grant Farm, the Jefferson Barracks Historical Park, the Magic House, the Saint Louis Children's Museum and the Saint Louis Science Center are some of the major attractions. The Frank Holten State Recreation Area provides facilities for boating and fishing. It also includes a golf course and scenic picnic areas.

Olivette Transportation

Lambert-St Louis International is nearby.

Olivette Higher Education

Washington University, Webster University and Maryville University of Saint Louis are the local universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,830
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+3,667
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher59.1%
Median Earnings25+$43,252
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,122
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,077

Wealth

Median Family Income$93,125
% Above Poverty Level96%
% Below Poverty Level4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone23.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,010
Median House Value$291,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.2%
German14%
Irish9.6%
Russian6.9%
English6.4%
Polish5.5%
African3.6%
French Except Basque2.7%
Italian2.5%
Ethiopian2.4%
Swedish0.7%
Israeli0.7%
Iranian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Arab0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Bulgarian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
South African0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Czech0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Olivette Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63132
Phone Area Codes636,314
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.68
Approximate Longitude-90.38

Olivette 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
Distance5.9 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
Distance7.7 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
Distance14.3 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
Creve Coeur18,072$145,587
Frontenac3,527$182,625
Ladue8,579$214,665
Overland15,932$51,416
St. John6,459$53,017
Vinita Park1,885$36,964

Olivette Private Schools

Immanuel Lutheran School
9733 Olive Blvd
ZIP: 63132
Elementary
Total Enrollment 134
Logos School
9137 Old Bonhomme Rd
ZIP: 63132
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 96
St Louis (hillcrest) Sda School
9777 Grandview Dr
ZIP: 63132
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
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