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- Public SchoolsC-
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesB+
- Cost of LivingC+
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Wydown-Skinker is a neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri with a population of 1,036. Wydown-Skinker is in St. Louis City County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Wydown-Skinker offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wydown-Skinker there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Wydown-Skinker and residents tend to be liberal.
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There are a LOT of abandoned houses and apartment buildings in the area; especially downtown. However, there are a lot of diverse neighborhoods with different styles of housing and I think it's great. I love how you can tell what part of the city you are in depending on the houses. The housing also shows how old and historic St. Louis is, but we need to renovate/demolish the many places that have been left to rot for one reason or another.
While there aren't a lot of natural disaster type weather problems, St. Louis is notorious for the fast and dramatic weather changes it goes through year round. One day it can be sunny and 80 degrees, while the next is cold, wet, and 30 degrees. It is also extremely humid, making the summers hotter than most places.
There is a huge issue with police brutality, especially among minorities. Because of protests, there is a lot of anger now and it's making the area even more unsafe than it was before. There are good cops who are great at their jobs, but there is a majority of bad/racist/lazy cops.