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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Benton Park West is a neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri with a population of 7,025. Benton Park West is in St. Louis City County. Living in Benton Park West offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Benton Park West there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Benton Park West and residents tend to be liberal.
About Benton Park West...
Population
7,025

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,506
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$711
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,653.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    45.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    622
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,441.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,487.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    773.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$30,503
National
$55,322
Families with Children
32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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Perfect for artists, especially if you just getting your foot in the door. A lot to do. Good People, It is a very awesome neighborhood. There a lot of people invovled and care about the community. Easier to make friends or acquaintances here.
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The local businesses in this area are pretty amazing considering the diverse ethnic backgrounds of many of the owners. Many restaurants, in particular, are owned and operated by first-generation Americans who have brought their native cuisine to various communities and even stand-alone streets, within South City St. Louis and the neighborhood of Benton Park.
There isn't much, and if your looking for something of the sort, it's usually a good drive away, but whatever's there is usually family owned, and average quality