Lake St. Louis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 16,864 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lake St. Louis is the 50th largest community in Missouri.
Lake St. Louis real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Lake St. Louis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Lake St. Louis is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake St. Louis is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake St. Louis who work in management occupations (18.97%), sales jobs (13.05%), and office and administrative support (12.04%).
Also of interest is that Lake St. Louis has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Lake St. Louis is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lake St. Louis really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lake St. Louis perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Lake St. Louis ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lake St. Louis, 45.07% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lake St. Louis in 2018 was $45,284, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,136 for a family of four.
The people who call Lake St. Louis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake St. Louis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lake St. Louis include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Lake St. Louis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.