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Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate price in the City Center of Lake St. Louis is $254,880, which is more expensive than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 58.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lake St. Louis City Center is currently $1,313, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.4% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Lake St. Louis City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake St. Louis, Missouri.
Real estate in the City Center of Lake St. Louis, MO is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Lake St. Louis City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.9% of commuters who live in the Lake St. Louis City Center neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lake St. Louis City Center neighborhood has more German and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.6% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 2.5% have Hungarian ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Lake St. Louis are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Lake St. Louis City Center neighborhood, 35.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.3%), and 11.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Lake St. Louis City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the City Center neighborhood in Lake St. Louis, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.0%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Lake St. Louis City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (94.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.