St. Louis, MO (Tower Grove)




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About St. Louis, MO (Tower Grove)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tower Grove median real estate price is $163,847, which is more expensive than 69.2% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 43.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tower Grove is currently $791, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.0% of Missouri neighborhoods.

Tower Grove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Tower Grove real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Tower Grove neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.7% in Tower Grove. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Tower Grove neighborhood has more Italian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 2.2% have Eastern European ancestry.

Tower Grove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Tower Grove neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.3% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, tower Grove is ranked among the top 6.5% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of Missouri according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Tower Grove neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 65.5% of the residential real estate in the Tower Grove neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


The Neighbors

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 Tower Grove neighborhood in St. Louis are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 5.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 77.6% of America'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 Tower Grove neighborhood, 36.7% 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 34.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.0%), and 13.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Tower Grove neighborhood in St. Louis, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (42.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (25.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tower Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Tower Grove neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.8%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Tower Grove 0.101011101001110
St. Louis 0.101011101001110
Missouri 4.97
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Tower Grove 0.101011101001110
St. Louis 0.101011101001110
Missouri 28.54
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Tower Grove 0.101011101001110
St. Louis 0.101011101001110
Missouri 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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