This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Lake St. Louis has a very low population density. Lake St. Louis is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Lake St. Louis, MO is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Lake St. Louis has a population density of 1,832, with 13,706 current residents.
Out of the 13,706 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 71% of the residents are married and 29% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 40% Rain
- 17% Snow
55°F average temperature
- 18 years Median home age
- $191,960 Median home price
- -2.46% Home appreciation rate
- 11.39% Annual property tax
As for living in Lake St. Louis, the air quality is 20% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 40% rainy, and 17% snowy. The average temperature is 55°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Lake St. Louis, you should know that 76.7% of homes are owned while 17% of homes are rented, and 6.3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $191,960, the median age of homes is 18 years, the annual home appreciation is -2.46% and the annual property tax is 11.39%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Lake St. Louis, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Lake St. Louis’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Lake St. Louis is 42 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 44.55% Democratic, 54.27% Republican, and 1.18% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:20
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
94%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
15%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Lake St. Louis, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.60% of residents are unemployed in Lake St. Louis (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Lake St. Louis residents: 17.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.57% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.4% are in the customer service field, 32.2% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 5.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 11.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:20. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 94.15%, 6.45% of residents have an associate’s degree, 22.82% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 14.54% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Lake St. Louis, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Lake St. Louis have a few different options. 86% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 5% of residents work from home.