Ballwin, Missouri facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
Vlasis Park in Ballwin, Missouri, March 2000
Location of Ballwin in St. Louis County and Missouri
|Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'strict' not found.|
|Incorporated||December 29, 1950|
|• Total||8.98 sq mi (23.26 km2)|
|• Land||8.98 sq mi (23.26 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||630 ft (192 m)|
|• Density||3,463.6/sq mi (1,337.19/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0755721|
Ballwin is a southwestern suburb of St. Louis, located in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 31,103 as of the 2020 census.
Ballwin was laid out in 1837. The community was named for John Ball, who settled at the town site in 1804. A post office called Ballwin has been in operation since 1866.
Ballwin is located at 38°35′41″N 90°32′54″W / 38.59472°N 90.54833°W (38.594820, −90.548420). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.99 square miles (23.28 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2020 Census, there were 31,103 people and 11,922 households living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 81.1% White, 3.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 8.8% Asian, 1.0% other races, and 5.8% two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.
As of the census of 2010, there were 30,404 people, 11,874 households, and 8,631 families living in the city. The population density was 3,382.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,305.8/km2). There were 12,435 housing units at an average density of 1,383.2 per square mile (534.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.3% White, 2.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 11,874 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 15% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the city was 41.2 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
Lion's Choice, a roast beef fast food chain, was founded in Ballwin.
Ballwin is home to many schools within the Parkway School District, including Parkway West High School, and Claymont, Henry, Oak Brook, and Sorrento Springs elementary schools.
Ballwin also contains several schools within the Rockwood School District, including Marquette High School, Selvidge Middle School, and Ballwin, Westridge, and Woerther elementary schools.
Holy Infant School is a Catholic private school in Ballwin that includes Pre-K through Eighth Grade.
|Mary the Jewess|