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Des Peres
  • Suburb of St. Louis, MO

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade C minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Des Peres is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 9,140. Des Peres is in St. Louis County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Des Peres offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Des Peres there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Des Peres and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Des Peres are highly rated.

About

About Des Peres...
Population
9,140

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$562,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,895
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    4%
  • Own
    96%
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Des Peres Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    54.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    65.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    109.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,108.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    197
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    45%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Des Peres

Jobs
grade A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$214,810
National
$75,149

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