Warson Woods Real Estate Information

A suburban community in the St. Louis area, Warson Woods, Missouri, is situated between Ladue and Glendale, sitting on less than one square mile in St. Louis County. The town is a small and wealthy one, with a population said to be just over 1,800 in 2008, and the median household annual income in the city estimated at almost $100,000 in 2007, with a median value of houses and condos in the area at more than $400,000. The city has actually experienced a slight decline in its population since the 2000 census, at 6 percent.

The community is divided into four districts. It was incorporated in 1936 and named Royal Oak, but because of confusion with a town by that same name in Michigan, the town's board voted in 1941 to change the city's name toWarson Woods. Joseph White, a resident, began building the Warson Village Shopping Center in 1948 and built a second section onto the center in 195. The shopping area was purchased in 1994 by investors who then built the newWarson Woods Shopping Center.

Warson Woods is about 15 miles west of St. Louis and just south of I-64. Education employs about 15 percent of the town's population, health care employs another approximately 10 percent, finance and insurance 10 percent, and professional, scientific and technical services 15 percent .The workforce is highly skilled and educated. Young people who grow up inWarson Woods will be assigned to attend public schools within either the Kirkwood and Webster school districts. There are also private schools in town: the K-6 Rohan Woods school and the K-8 Saint Genevieve DuBois Catholic school.

Parks in the city include Royal Oaks Park, Dreher Park and Sundial Park. Other attractions include the Warson Woods Tennis Courts, Old Warson Country Club, and Warson Woods Pool. There are at least half a dozen colleges and universities within just 10 miles of here, ensuring access to education. Located within just a few minutes of here are theShriners Hospital for Children and Plaza Frontenac shopping center.