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  1. #2 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Clayton

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    24 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Beautiful suburb of St. Louis! Has a business district with shopping and restaurants, as well as very nice residential areas. Good place to live for students, young professionals, or families..

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 16,763,

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  2. #3 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Brentwood

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Strong Community in a great location with close proximity to downtown, excellent, small schools and family friendly. We love it here!.

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,986,

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  3. #4 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Chesterfield

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    136 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Chesterfield is a very nice neighborhood! The people around here are friendly and it's a great place to raise a family. The neighboring schools are an amazing place to get a quality education. You're....

    Read 136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 47,603,

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  4. #5 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Frontenac

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,538,

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  5. #6 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Webster Groves

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The true crime rate here is never reported. Crime is rampant! The real estate taxes are ridiculous. The powers that be chase away any business that could add more revenue to the coffers. I can't....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 22,906,

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  6. #7 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Ladue

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Ladue is a beautiful place to live. It seems like a forest in the middle of St. Louis. I often have deer and owls lounging in my backyard— even though I’m 5 minutes from Clayton and 15 minutes from....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,631,

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  7. #8 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Glendale

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Glendale is a small, family-friendly community that is a part of Webster and (majority) Kirkwood schools. Many of the small older homes are getting knocked down to build huge $700k+ four bedroom,....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,881,

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  8. #10 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Ballwin

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Ballwin has been the town where my childhood has taken place. I wasn’t always here between my mom living in Wentzville, Potosi, and Chesterfield, but my dad has always been here. Along with years of....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 30,177,

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  9. #12 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Oakland

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says While the St. Louis area has suffered recently, the Kirkwood area continues to be a great "small town" feeling. However, lately it feels as though drug and crime issues are beginning to infiltrate....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,538,

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  10. #15 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Warson Woods

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,387,

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  11. #17 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Des Peres

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived in Des Peres for nearly 6 years and have loved it. Although housing can get a little pricey, it is still worth it. There is quite a lot to do nearby, not to mention the friendly people and....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,654,

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  12. #18 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Town and Country

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We have lived in Town and Country for close to 12 years. We love the feel of being removed from the hustle and bustle, but in reality on a few minutes away. Location is wonderful for reaching other...The schools have been good for our children. There is a push for walking trails throughout the town and an encouragement for outdoor exercising. We have wonderful county parks just a few minutes away. You are bound to run into people you know whenever you are out and about and even though it is a big city, there is a small town feel..

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,109,

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  13. #19 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Crestwood

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lots to do and lots to see! Nice parks, trails, and new projects popping up in the area. Great schools, great people, and an overall comforting area..

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,859,

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  14. #21 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Manchester

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    40 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Manchester! It has everything you could need - great stores, restaurants and amazing parks! Manchester is definitely family friendly and is a great place to live..

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,102,

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  15. #25 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Ellisville

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says One of the best places to settle down with a new family! Great schools are offered for all ages and the town is very family-friendly and safe..

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,752,

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  16. #27 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Glen Carbon

    Suburb in Illinois,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Small town feel with all of the amenities of a metropolitan area. Great parks, shopping and schools!.

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,468,

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  17. #29 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Cottleville

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Cottleville is a quaint little town right by St. Peters, MO. Historic Cottleville is so cute and has been expanding with many cute little shops being added in. Around 50% of the residents in....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,439,

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  18. #30 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Edwardsville

    Suburb in Illinois,

    95 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I grew up in Edwardsville, and still live here, though I attend college elsewhere. In all honesty, I hated living here when I was younger. I didn't like that everyone was "white picket fences" and....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 25,332,

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  19. #32 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Shiloh

    Suburb in Illinois,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love everything about Shiloh. It's so close to the highway, stores, and restaurants. Everyone is so kind and welcoming. The schools are absolutely amazing and are close..

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 13,465,

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  20. #33 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Eureka

    Town in Missouri,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I liked that Eureka was such a small town and there is so much charm to it. Eureka was flooded out twice in the last three years and when that happened, the whole town came together to repair damages....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 10,203,

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  21. #34 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Columbia

    Suburb in Illinois,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Columbia is a very safe community with lots of caring and helpful people. It has a good school system and lots of places to work. Columbia is a quiet town that is right outside of St. Louis so it is....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 10,692,

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  22. #35 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    O'Fallon

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    243 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says O'Fallon has everything you could want in a suburban town. All of the surrounding school districts are great, there's plenty of restaurants, and a good assortment of parks. The conservative ideology....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 88,132,

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  23. #36 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Lake St. Louis

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    29 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I absolutely love living in Lake Saint Louis! I’ve lived here for about 12 years, and lived in multiple houses in the city. With every house came outstanding neighbors, and beautiful views. The....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 16,357,

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  24. #43 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Sunset Hills

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My grandparents built their house in Sunset Hills in the 80s. While I was in 5th grade, I moved into that house. The neighborhoods are quiet and quaint and always waving as you drive by. The....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 8,466,

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  25. #52 Best Suburbs to Live in St. Louis Area.

    Bel-Nor

    Suburb of St. Louis, MO,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Clean, friendly, close knit community. Nice homes, golf course in the neighborhood, good private schools, nice park in neighborhood, plenty of bike trails..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 1,516,

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