Kirkwood, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 27,653 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 12,809  (46.3%)
Females: 14,844  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 63122.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,669 (it was $55,122 in 2000)
Kirkwood:

$70,669
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,818 (it was $32,012 in 2000)

Kirkwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $269,827 (it was $157,000 in 2000)
Kirkwood:

$269,827
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $266,135; detached houses: $271,892; townhouses or other attached units: $303,199; in 2-unit structures: $208,803; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,050; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,231; mobile homes: $193,823

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,111.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kirkwood: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.4%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 0.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.0% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kirkwood, MO (2017)
    • 23,62385.9%White alone
    • 1,7016.2%Black alone
    • 6412.3%Two or more races
    • 6452.3%Hispanic
    • 4721.7%Asian alone
    • 130.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Kirkwood, Missouri as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kirkwood is 3,062 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kirkwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
6
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.7)
7
(25.7)
3
(11.2)
2
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(15.1)
4
(14.5)
2
(7.3)
5
(18.1)
8
(29.0)
3
(10.8)
5
(18.0)
4
(14.5)
2
(7.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(29.2)
10
(36.7)
6
(22.3)
8
(29.9)
11
(41.2)
5
(18.8)
6
(21.7)
2
(7.3)
4
(14.5)
5
(18.1)
7
(25.3)
9
(32.4)
6
(21.7)
5
(18.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
60
(219.2)
N/A29
(107.9)
25
(93.4)
21
(78.7)
20
(75.3)
24
(86.8)
30
(108.8)
10
(36.3)
22
(79.7)
14
(50.6)
15
(54.0)
18
(65.2)
21
(75.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(197.3)
104
(381.8)
121
(450.2)
77
(287.8)
95
(355.8)
135
(508.0)
70
(253.3)
54
(195.8)
48
(174.2)
34
(123.1)
38
(137.2)
41
(147.5)
42
(152.1)
34
(122.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
677
(2,473)
589
(2,163)
636
(2,367)
739
(2,762)
657
(2,461)
685
(2,578)
676
(2,446)
472
(1,711)
498
(1,807)
432
(1,565)
448
(1,618)
430
(1,547)
289
(1,046)
335
(1,211)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(98.6)
33
(121.2)
27
(100.5)
24
(89.7)
28
(104.9)
34
(127.9)
12
(43.4)
9
(32.6)
10
(36.3)
20
(72.4)
13
(46.9)
30
(107.9)
23
(83.3)
12
(43.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(21.9)
9
(33.0)
8
(29.8)
11
(41.1)
14
(52.4)
2
(7.5)
4
(14.5)
4
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.5198.6178.9216.3159.8181.7154.5114.5120.8121.6111.7115.790.3101.3

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City-data.com crime index in Kirkwood, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Missouri average:

2.32
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Kirkwood, MO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (25.5%), American (11.1%), Irish (9.8%), English (6.9%), European (4.8%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 9.23 square miles.

Population density: 2,997 people per square mile   (average).

Kirkwood, Missouri map

969 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.5%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,639 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,537 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (9.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

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

Nearest cities:

Oakland, MO (1.3 miles ),
Glendale, MO (1.4 miles ),
Des Peres, MO (1.4 miles ),
Warson Woods, MO (1.5 miles ),
Huntleigh, MO (1.6 miles ),
Crestwood, MO (1.6 miles ),
Crystal Lake Park, MO (1.7 miles ),
Sunset Hills, MO (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.58 N, Longitude: 90.41 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Green Tree City

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7 (-0.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,741 (19.8%)

Area code: 314

Distribution of median household income in Kirkwood, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kirkwood, MO in 2017

Property values in Kirkwood, MO

Kirkwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2006: 69 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 2007: 70 buildings, average cost: $332,200
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $321,600
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $320,900
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $304,400
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $327,000
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $349,300
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $359,500
  • 2014: 61 buildings, average cost: $335,100
  • 2015: 65 buildings, average cost: $365,300
  • 2016: 79 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2017: 82 buildings, average cost: $393,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Kirkwood, MO residents
Average permit cost in Kirkwood, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Missouri:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Kirkwood, MO
Historical housing units in Kirkwood, MO
Most common industries in Kirkwood, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.7%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Kirkwood, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Lawyers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Kirkwood, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kirkwood, 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 0.267. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.726. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.726
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0475. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0475
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Kirkwood-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Kirkwood 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 10.6 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:

Kirkwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from Kirkwood 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 108.9 miles away from the city 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 137.5 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 143.2 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from Kirkwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Kirkwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kirkwood:

  • ABERDEEN HEIGHTS (505 COUCH AVENUE)
  • MANOR GROVE, INCORPORATED (711 SOUTH KIRKWOOD ROAD)
  • SSM ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL OF KIRKWOOD (525 COUCH AVENUE)

Heliports located in Kirkwood:

Amtrak station:

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirkwood:

  • Webster University (about 4 miles; Saint Louis, MO; Full-time enrollment: 12,406)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 5 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 7 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 8 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

Public high school in Kirkwood:

Private high school in Kirkwood:

  • ST JOHN VIANNEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 630, Location: 1311 S KIRKWOOD RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kirkwood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kirkwood:

  • CHRIST COMMUNITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 580, Location: 110 W WOODBINE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PETER'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 464, Location: 215 N CLAY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST GERARD MAJELLA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 357, Location: 2005 DOUGHERTY FERRY RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Kirkwood

Library in Kirkwood:

  • KIRKWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,617,547; Location: 140 EAST JEFFERSON AVE; 83,686 books; 10,591 audio materials; 9,029 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 387 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hello, there is another private elementary school in Kirkwood. It is St. Peter Catholic School at 215 North Clay. Here is the website: http://fastdir.com/stpeter/ Thanks.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kirkwood: Kirkwood Fire Department Station 3 (A), Kirkwood Fire Department Station 2 (B), Saint Agnes Home (C), Kirkwood Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Woodbine Center Shopping Center (1), Greentree Center Shopping Center (2), Kirkwood Commons Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kirkwood include: Frieden Lutheran Church (A), Saint Peters Catholic Church (B), Praise Fellowship Assembly of God Church (C), Olive Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Korean Presbyterian Church in Saint Louis (E), Kirkwood United Methodist Church (F), Kirkwood United Church of Christ (G), Kirkwood Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Kirkwood Road Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Chrissy Sommer - Member of the Missouri House of Representatives, Jack Buechner - Politician, Marianne Moore - (1887-1972), poet, Howard Sutherland - Politician, Josephine Johnson - Novelist, Lea Ann Miller - Figure skater, Anthony Smith - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers), Antoine Smith - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers), Bill Pleis - Baseball player, Bob Scheifler - Computer scientist.

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:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
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

People in group quarters in Kirkwood in 2010:

  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Kirkwood in 2000:

  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 27 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Kirkwood (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Kirkwood Road Office at 470 North Kirkwood Road, branch established on 1907/01/01. 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
  • Armed Forces Bank, National Association: Kirkwood Wal-Mart Branch # 89 at 1202 South Kirkwood Road, branch established on 2000/05/17. Info updated 2010/12/16: Bank assets: $1,839.7 mil, Deposits: $1,387.5 mil, headquarters in Fort Leavenworth, KS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • First Bank: Kirkwood Facility at 10900 Manchester Road, branch established on 1988/02/29. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.
  • Eagle Bank and Trust Company of Missouri: Kirkwood Branch at 1052 South Kirkwood Road, branch established on 2002/02/12. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $836.9 mil, Deposits: $681.2 mil, headquarters in Hillsboro, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Jefferson County Bancshares, Incorporated
  • Commerce Bank: Kirkwood Branch at 300 N Kirkwood Rd, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Kirkwood Branch at 333 South Kirkwood Road, branch established on 1997/02/24. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • UMB Bank, National Association: Kirkwood Facility at 426 North Kirkwood Road, branch established on 1986/04/15. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Bremen Bank and Trust Company: Oakland Branch at 9859 Big Bend, branch established on 2007/12/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $228.2 mil, Deposits: $182.5 mil, headquarters in Saint Louis, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bremen Bancorp, Inc.
  • Frontenac Bank: Kirkwood Banking Center at 301 North Kirkwood Road, branch established on 2009/02/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $316.7 mil, Deposits: $262.1 mil, headquarters in Earth City, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Frontenac Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Kirkwood:

Marital status in Kirkwood, MO
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Kirkwood:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kirkwood
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kirkwood, 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
This county:

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.
State:

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

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
This county:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Louis County:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

28.0%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

11.9%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kirkwood:

56.0%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Kirkwood:

28.1
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kirkwood:

8.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kirkwood:

34.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Kirkwood:

61.8%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Kirkwood:

80.2%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kirkwood, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 59$341,500$69,4580$0
Firefighters 58$334,559$69,2190$0
Parks and Recreation 25$98,379$47,22252$86,162
Electric Power 25$172,812$82,9500$0
Water Supply 19$83,986$53,0440$0
Other and Unallocable 16$82,194$61,6460$0
Solid Waste Management 16$55,922$41,9420$0
Police - Other 15$66,632$53,3066$8,288
Financial Administration 13$59,250$54,6920$0
Other Government Administration 13$33,217$30,6620$0
Streets and Highways 12$50,818$50,8180$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$27,938$37,2510$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,127$54,7620$0
Fire - Other 1$4,152$49,8240$0
Totals for Government 283$1,420,486$60,23358$94,450

Kirkwood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,360,000 ($85.34)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $19,027,000 ($688.06)
    General - Other: $8,617,000 ($311.61)
    Police Protection: $7,047,000 ($254.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,302,000 ($191.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,248,000 ($189.78)
    Water Utilities: $3,721,000 ($134.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,692,000 ($97.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,479,000 ($53.48)
    Financial Administration: $426,000 ($15.41)
    Central Staff Services: $261,000 ($9.44)
    General Public Buildings: $260,000 ($9.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $232,000 ($8.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($4.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $380,000 ($13.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $343,000 ($12.40)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($2.60)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($1.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,327,000 ($698.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $457,000 ($16.53)

Kirkwood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,733,000 ($98.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $349,000 ($12.62)
    Sale of Property: $57,000 ($2.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,126,000 ($763.97)
    Water Utilities: $5,942,000 ($214.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,507,000 ($54.50)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,984,000 ($361.05)
    Property: $4,760,000 ($172.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,480,000 ($162.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $504,000 ($18.23)
    Public Utility License: $497,000 ($17.97)
    Motor Vehicle License: $133,000 ($4.81)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $82,000 ($2.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $21,000 ($0.76)

Kirkwood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,497,000 ($1030.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,905,000 ($936.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,495,000 ($379.52)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,816,000 ($354.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,592,000 ($93.73)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $678,000 ($24.52)

Kirkwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $702,000 ($25.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,816,000 ($354.97)

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 Kirkwood, MO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Office Depot1
7-Eleven1Panera Bread1
AT&T2Payless1
Arby's1Plato's Closet1
Audi1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chipotle1RadioShack1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Cold Stone Creamery1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry2T-Mobile4
Domino's Pizza1T.J.Maxx1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx3Target1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS4
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless1
Hobby Lobby1Volkswagen1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2White Castle1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Nike3

Strongest AM radio stations in Kirkwood:

  • 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)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kirkwood:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KYMC (89.7 FM; BALLWIN, MO; Owner: THE YMCA OF GREATER ST. LOUIS)
  • KWUR (90.3 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Kirkwood:

  • 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.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • 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)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Kirkwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • $6,067,000Total costs
  • 1,589,898Total average daily traffic
  • 228,668Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Kirkwood, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kirkwood, MO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$165,816270$226,9021,418$229,14741$187,3513$428,71758$194,7921$322,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$177,38717$224,10496$232,7985$96,0280$04$153,5800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$180,50325$229,232217$241,15216$68,4690$015$171,3290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$188,49430$211,193183$217,9764$165,5031$495,40014$113,9870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$127,10025$192,0583$195,2430$01$57,9100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2180.03 , 2182.01, 2183.00, 2184.00, 2185.00, 2186.00, 2210.00, 2211.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$243,07653$217,338
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$188,35314$254,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$196,5246$183,757
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$300,4134$280,105
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$242,4200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2180.03 , 2182.01, 2183.00, 2184.00, 2185.00, 2186.00, 2210.00, 2211.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kirkwood, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kirkwood, MO - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 93. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 140 took place in 2014, and the least - 46 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kirkwood, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.6%), and Outside Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kirkwood, MO
    • 77148.6%Structure Fires
    • 45128.4%Outside Fires
    • 22214.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1439.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kirkwood, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kirkwood, MO
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kirkwood, MO
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Kirkwood compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Kirkwood on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #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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