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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Northwoods is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 4,164. Northwoods is in St. Louis County. Living in Northwoods offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Northwoods there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Northwoods and residents tend to be liberal.
About Northwoods...
Population
4,164

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$847
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Northwoods Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    525
    283
  • Murder
    24
    6
  • Rape
    72
    41
  • Robbery
    242
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    677
    500
  • Theft
    1,571
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    532
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    34%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Northwoods

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,976
National
$55,322
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