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Chesterfield, Missouri is a medium-sized city in St. Louis Count and a suburb of the West St. Louis area. The city has nine neighborhoods and is the 14th largest community in the state. Chesterfield is a well-educated community where over 65% of all adults over 25 hold four-year degrees or higher. It is a wealthy community in comparison to both state and national economic standards. The community is family friendly with good schools, an atmosphere that encourages scholarly pursuits, low crime rates and plenty of room for children to run. It is an uncommonly stable community as well as predominantly traditional single family homes and high rates of homeownership and owner-occupancy. It is a semi-diverse community in terms of ethnicity and race. Residents most commonly identify as either Caucasian or Asian. English is the primary language in the community followed by Chinese and various other Asian languages.

The Chesterfield area was home to Native American tribes for thousands of years before the arrival of European settlers. Artifacts, carvings and artwork, including remains of a marketplace and more have been found. Some of these artifacts date back as much as 4,000 years. The modern community of Chesterfield was composed of several smaller historic communities that combined to make a single community. These historic communities include Bellefontaine, Monarch, Bonhomme, Gumbo, Lake (also known as Hog Hollow) and others. For many years the name Chesterfield referred to a large unincorporated area of St. Louis County. Finally, in 1988, the smaller communities of the area banded together to incorporate as a single city, Chesterfield. In the floods of 1993, the community took heavy damage when the levee at Gumbo Flats failed and much of the city had to be evacuated. Repairs and improvements were made to the levee. Today, the area most affected by the flood has been rebuilt and is now the Chesterfield Commons Retail area.

The city spans 33.52 square miles of nearly all land area. It is a predominantly white-collar community where over 94% of the workforce hold white-collar positions. In 2010, the population was 47,484, the population density was 1,494.1 people per square mile and a per capita income of $51,313. In 2014, the city population reached 47,777. In 2015, the estimated median household income in Chesterfield was $96,019 and the estimated per capita income was $52,943. Further, in 2015, the estimated median house or condo value was $364,503, the mean price on all housing units was $253,813 and the median gross rent was $1,115. According to the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report from 2013, the top three employers in the city were St. Luke’s Hospital, Parkway School District.

Public education in Chesterfield is provided by two school districts, Parkway School District and Rockwood School District. There are also a number of excellent private schools, like Barat Academy, Ascension School, Incarnate Word School and others. Public transportation is available in the form of buses and commuter trains. The city has several attractions like Faust Park, the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex and the Chesterfield Amphitheater. Homes for sale in Chesterfield come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of buyers. Other real estate options include apartments, townhomes, condominiums and more. To begin your home search in Chesterfield, call local real estate agent Kaitlyn Barks today at 314-650-5370.

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      Chesterfield Schools

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      636-891-6050
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      636-891-6500
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      314-415-6750
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      314-415-6400
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      KG-5
      314-415-6650
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      314-415-6250
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      KG-5
      636-891-6075
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      314-415-6450
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      314-469-6622
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      636-891-6200
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      636-891-6050
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      636-891-6500
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      314-415-6750
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      314-415-6400
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      314-415-6650
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      314-415-6250
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      314-415-6450
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      636-891-6075
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      314-415-7400
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      314-415-7800
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      636-891-6950
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      636-458-2992
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      636-300-5555
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      Not Available
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      KG-8
      314-469-6622
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      636-891-6950
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      314-415-7400
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      314-415-7800
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      636-458-2992
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      636-300-5555
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      314-415-7500
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      636-891-6000
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      314-415-7900
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      636-458-2992
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      636-300-5555
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