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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    D+
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    D+
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    D+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Wellston is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 1,882. Wellston is in St. Louis County. Living in Wellston offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Wellston there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Residents of Wellston tend to be liberal.
About Wellston...
Population
1,882

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$62,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$879
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    74%
  • Own
    26%
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Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    2,236
    283
  • Murder
    43
    6
  • Rape
    172
    41
  • Robbery
    688
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,204
    500
  • Theft
    3,568
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    774
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$18,056
National
$55,322
Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
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