Des Peres, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 8,697 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 4,429  (50.9%)
Females: 4,268  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 63131.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $156,620 (it was $96,433 in 2000)
Des Peres:

$156,620
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $75,328 (it was $40,916 in 2000)

Des Peres city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $484,870 (it was $252,700 in 2000)
Des Peres:

$484,870
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $511,909; detached houses: $509,562

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Des Peres: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.0%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Des Peres, MO (2019)
    • 8,06093.0%White alone
    • 2252.6%Asian alone
    • 1912.2%Two or more races
    • 810.9%Black alone
    • 780.9%Hispanic
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

Races in Des Peres detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Des Peres, Missouri as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Des Peres is 4,245 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Des Peres by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
2
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(80.6)
4
(46.4)
6
(69.6)
9
(104.6)
3
(35.1)
1
(11.9)
5
(59.6)
3
(35.6)
5
(58.9)
2
(23.3)
3
(34.8)
7
(81.7)
4
(46.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(57.6)
4
(46.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.2)
1
(11.7)
6
(71.4)
5
(59.6)
2
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
9
(105.0)
5
(58.1)
4
(46.7)
7
(81.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(218.8)
36
(417.3)
23
(266.9)
19
(220.8)
28
(327.8)
34
(404.6)
26
(310.0)
21
(249.0)
10
(117.8)
18
(210.0)
26
(301.9)
16
(186.8)
16
(186.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
375
(4,319)
320
(3,710)
409
(4,747)
418
(4,858)
361
(4,227)
437
(5,201)
430
(5,126)
482
(5,715)
343
(4,041)
366
(4,269)
423
(4,912)
447
(5,218)
550
(6,395)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(126.7)
3
(34.8)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.6)
3
(35.1)
4
(47.6)
1
(11.9)
5
(59.3)
5
(58.9)
5
(58.3)
10
(116.1)
7
(81.7)
17
(197.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index252.4203.6230.4256.0226.4258.0286.1266.2192.3227.5249.0271.5314.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Des Peres, MO

Crime rate in Des Peres detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 49 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.71
Missouri average:

2.37
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Des Peres, MO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (25.3%), American (12.2%), Irish (11.3%), English (6.9%), Italian (5.3%), Syrian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1934

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 4.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,978 people per square mile   (low).

Des Peres, Missouri map

459 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

5.3%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,130 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,903 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (11.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (267.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crystal Lake Park, MO (1.4 miles ),
Country Life Acres, MO (1.4 miles),
Kirkwood, MO (1.4 miles ),
Huntleigh, MO (1.6 miles ),
Town and Country, MO (1.7 miles ),
Frontenac, MO (1.7 miles ),
Warson Woods, MO (1.8 miles ),
Westwood, MO (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.60 N, Longitude: 90.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,238 (+84.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 740 (18.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 314

Distribution of median household income in Des Peres, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Des Peres, MO in 2019

Property values in Des Peres, MO

Des Peres satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $294,000
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $407,300
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $404,200
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $356,600
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $394,200
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $454,400
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $433,100
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $450,100
  • 2018: 31 buildings, average cost: $491,900
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $506,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Des Peres, MO residents
Average permit cost in Des Peres, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Des Peres, MO
Historical housing units in Des Peres, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in Des Peres, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Des Peres, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (14.6%)
  • Top executives (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Des Peres, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Des Peres, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.266. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.266
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.703
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0489. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0489
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Des Peres-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Des Peres city center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Des Peres-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 325% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from Des Peres center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 110.7 miles away from Des Peres center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Louis County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Des Peres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Des Peres:

  • MED PLUS HEALTHCARE (11805 MANCHESTER ROAD)
  • DES PERES HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (1080 LOCKETT ROAD)
  • QUARTERS AT DES PERES, THE (13230 MANCHESTER ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Des Peres:

  • 3 miles: KIRKWOOD (110 W. ARGONNE RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Des Peres:

  • Missouri Baptist University (about 4 miles; Saint Louis, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 5 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Webster University (about 6 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 9 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 12 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 12 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

Private elementary/middle school in Des Peres:

  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 1300 N BALLAS RD, Grades: PK-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Des Peres: Greenbriar Country Club (A), West County Center (B), Des Peres Square (C), Des Peres Department of Public Safety (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Schnucks Des Peres Center Shopping Center (1), Olympic Oaks Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Des Peres include: Saint Clement Church (A), Devine Fellowship Heights Church (B), Destiny Church of Saint Louis (C), Des Peres Baptist Church (D), Christian Family Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Claychester Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Des Peres City - Municipal Court (12325 Manchester Road).

Birthplace of: Jim Talent - Politician.

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
90 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Des Peres (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Des Peres Branch at 13205 Manchester Road, branch established on 1999/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Reliance Bank: at 11781 Manchester Road, branch established on 1999/04/16. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $980.2 mil, Deposits: $824.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Reliance Bancshares, Inc.
  • Montgomery Bank, National Association: Des Peres Branch at 13303 Manchester Road, branch established on 2007/08/06. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $881.2 mil, Deposits: $723.4 mil, headquarters in Sikeston, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Montgomery Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Great Southern Bank: at 11698 Manchester Road, branch established on 2010/09/20. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Carrollton Bank: Des Peres Branch at 11710 Manchester Road, branch established on 1998/11/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,013.8 mil, Deposits: $856.6 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cbx Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Des Peres Branch at 12223 Manchester Road, branch established on 1987/12/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First National Bank of St. Louis: Des Peres Branch at 12230 Manchester Road, branch established on 1966/05/16. Info updated 2007/11/19: Bank assets: $1,327.7 mil, Deposits: $993.3 mil, headquarters in Clayton, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancompany

For population 15 years and over in Des Peres:

Marital status in Des Peres, MO
  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Des Peres:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Des Peres
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Des Peres, MO (based on St. Louis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic230,48874
Evangelical Protestant162,614384
Mainline Protestant74,404130
Other37,15687
Black Protestant9,36948
Orthodox2,0427
None482,881-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 176
St. Louis County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
St. Louis County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
St. Louis County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
St. Louis County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

28.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

60.8%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

63.3%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Des Peres:

10.1%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Des Peres:

38.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

65.7%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Des Peres, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 27$143,534$63,793138$65,408
Police Protection - Officers 23$154,179$80,4410$0
Firefighters 16$120,785$90,5890$0
Police - Other 14$95,998$82,2841$364
Streets and Highways 9$44,129$58,8390$0
Other Government Administration 7$51,177$87,7328$8,508
Financial Administration 5$31,312$75,1490$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,783$58,6982$4,687
Totals for Government 103$650,896$75,833149$78,967

Des Peres government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,212,000 ($139.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $506,000 ($58.18)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $4,684,000 ($538.58)
    Police Protection: $3,145,000 ($361.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,144,000 ($361.50)
    Regular Highways: $902,000 ($103.71)
    Central Staff Services: $820,000 ($94.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $745,000 ($85.66)
    Financial Administration: $498,000 ($57.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $476,000 ($54.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($26.33)
    General Public Buildings: $138,000 ($15.87)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($10.23)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $156,000 ($17.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $527,000 ($60.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $527,000 ($60.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $271,000 ($31.16)
    Regular Highways: $204,000 ($23.46)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($5.98)
    General Public Building: $17,000 ($1.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,975,000 ($1031.97)

Des Peres government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $3,094,000 ($355.75)
    Other: $362,000 ($41.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $481,000 ($55.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $240,000 ($27.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000 ($10.00)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($8.62)
    Special Assessments: $55,000 ($6.32)
    Sale of Property: $48,000 ($5.52)
    Rents: $23,000 ($2.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($2.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $226,000 ($25.99)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.92)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,539,000 ($1441.76)
    Amusements License: $1,399,000 ($160.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,119,000 ($128.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $75,000 ($8.62)
    Motor Vehicle License: $37,000 ($4.25)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $21,000 ($2.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($1.72)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.34)

Des Peres government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,025,000 ($577.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,845,000 ($442.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,180,000 ($135.68)

Des Peres government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,886,000 ($1481.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $912,000 ($104.86)

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Louis city, MO  1.90% ($49,609 average AGI)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.58% ($64,722)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.47% ($51,964)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($950 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.05%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Louis city, MO  1.53% ($38,433 average AGI)
to St. Charles County, MO  1.03% ($60,385)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.55% ($48,847)
Businesses in Des Peres, MO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1JoS. A. Bank1
ALDO1Jones New York2
AT&T1Journeys1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Justice1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bakers1McDonald's1
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bebe1Nike3
Blockbuster1Nordstrom1
Brooks Brothers1Panera Bread1
Brookstone1Payless1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pizza Hut1
Cache1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Charlotte Russe1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Red Robin1
Chico's1Sephora1
Cinnabon 1Soma Intimates1
Circle K1Spencer Gifts1
Coldwater Creek1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dressbarn1T-Mobile1
Eddie Bauer1T.J.Maxx1
Foot Locker1The Limited1
Forever 211Torrid1
Gymboree1Trader Joe's1
H&M1UPS5
Hollister Co.1Vans2
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
J. Jill1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Wet Seal1

Strongest AM radio stations in Des Peres:

  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Des Peres:

  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KYMC (89.7 FM; BALLWIN, MO; Owner: THE YMCA OF GREATER ST. LOUIS)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Des Peres:

  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Des Peres fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Des Peres fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.8mTotal length
  • $2,513,000Total costs
  • 799,680Total average daily traffic
  • 124,377Total average daily truck traffic
  • 299,630Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Des Peres, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Des Peres, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Des Peres)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Des Peres, MO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • DES PERES, 12444 Powers Court Drive (Lat: 38.606972 Lon: -90.449833), Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WMJ622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22725.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2001, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1850 M Street, Nw, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 463-5295, Fax: (202) 463-5239, Email:
  • STATION, 12555 Manchester Rd (Lat: 38.604194 Lon: -90.449278), Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WNTU932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17705.0 MHz, 6550.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/1994, Expiration Date: 04/26/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/16/1999, Phone: (314) 253-6610
  • STATION, 530 Des Peres Rd (Lat: 38.584472 Lon: -90.451222), Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNTU933,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/1994, Expiration Date: 04/26/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/16/1999, Phone: (314) 253-6610

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Normandy Hospital, South 530 Des Peres Rd. (Lat: 38.584194 Lon: -90.451500), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KRS635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Des Peres)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7028R, N7028R, N-7028R, Serial Number: 28-21725, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/21/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Missouri Aircraft Services LLC, 1015 Grupp Rd #31061, Des Peres, MO 63131
  • Aircraft: EMBRAER-EMPRESA BRASILEIRA DE EMB-500 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW617F-E (1820 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 876JC, N876JC, N-876JC, Serial Number: 50000075, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 12/24/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Mcc Corvallis LLC, 13421 Manchester Rd Ste 204, Des Peres, MO 63131

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$155,98978$289,390537$273,50712$117,31713$273,981
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$201,1407$362,59030$242,0291$65,1902$179,195
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$171,12313$356,98767$336,0446$56,8535$210,268
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$323,03012$313,50561$277,3711$241,6201$148,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$013$296,4280$01$294,900
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2176.00 , 2180.03, 2180.12, 2184.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$242,0988$272,4180$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$243,7174$335,8181$320,180
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$190,5503$270,2470$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$181,0551$208,2200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2176.00 , 2180.03, 2180.12, 2184.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Des Peres, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Des Peres, MO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2005, and the least - 7 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Des Peres, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.1%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (21.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Des Peres, MO
    • 17847.1%Structure Fires
    • 8221.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6015.9%Outside Fires
    • 5815.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Des Peres, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Des Peres, MO
  • 91.0%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Des Peres, MO
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 47.5%Electricity


Des Peres compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Des Peres on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 (63131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (63131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (63131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 (63131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 (63131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (63131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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