Real Estate Prices and Overview
Mehlville median real estate prices are $141,817, which is more expensive than 69.2% of the neighborhoods
in Missouri and 42.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Mehlville are currently
$587, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 46.4% of Missouri neighborhoods.
Mehlville is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mehlville real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Mehlville neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Mehlville are 5.7%,
which is lower than one will find in 72.2% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Mehlville
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mehlville neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 0.9% have Austrian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Mehlville neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
MO. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Mehlville neighborhood in St. Louis are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 42.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 27.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.6%
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 Mehlville neighborhood, 29.3%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(27.2%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Mehlville neighborhood in St. Louis, MO, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(31.0%). There are also a number of people of Yugoslav ancestry (8.7%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.5%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.7%), among others. In addition, 12.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Mehlville
neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).
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 Mehlville neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.