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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    D+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Population
8,074

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,122
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$687
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,237
    283
  • Murder
    51
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    740
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    752
    500
  • Theft
    2,512
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,211
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$34,931
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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I have enjoyed living the West End for the community and the connections that I have made there. I would like to see more diversity because of the increasing segregation in the St. Louis area. I would also like to see more unity in the neighborhood between residents!
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I love the city because of the vibe and cultural aspects and the Central West End area is a good place to live in Saint Louis because of the various opportunities it gives to people such as, diversity, activities, and quality services.
The area is very nice and quite at times but the neighbors or getting terrible with all the gun violence everyday makes it very unsafe to live, but the school district is way better then the county schools they offer so much more.