Crestwood Real Estate Information

A mid-sized suburban community in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, Crestwood, Missouri, lies in the southwestern area of St. Louis County and was home to a population of around 12,000 at the 2000 census. The city encompasses an area of almost four square miles, all of which is land, and residents here have a median annual household income of around $55,000.

Crestwood is conveniently located just east of the interchange where interstates 270 and 44 meet, giving residents and businesses located here ample opportunity for quick and easy access in and out of the city. Top quality medical care is just minutes away, with the nearest hospital just four miles away, inKirkwood. Professional, scientific, and technical services, health care, and education are the largest industries for employment in Crestwood.

Most of the children who are living in Crestwood are assigned to public schools in the Lindbergh School District, which includes one high school, one middle school and three elementary schools. Others, depending on residence, may be assigned to schools in theAffton and Webster Grove districts. For post-secondary education options, there are five colleges and universities within a 10-mile radius of the city.

Attractions in the city include Crestwood Park, which has baseball and soccer fields, a playground and tennis courts; Whitecliff Park, which is home to the Crestwood Community Center and the Crestwood Aquatic Center, a public water park; and Grant's Farm, an animal reserve that is free and open to the public during the summer. The animal reserve is owned and operated byAnheuser Busch and is home to buffalo, zebra, deer and more. Watson Road serves as the city's primary retail and commercial shopping zone, with areas like Hillside Village Shopping Center,Crestview Shopping Center and Westfield Shoppingtown Crestwood.