Have you been
St. Louis has to offer?
It is a city
of contrasts -- from the history and charm of its
turn-of-the-century founding, to its fast-paced growth as the
country’s 13th largest metropolitan area. Don’t let
the size fool you -- this city is actually made up of 89 separate
townships, each offering small-community convenience and comfortable
neighborhoods. Downtown apartments offer the familiarity of a small town while
being surrounded by big-city advantages like opera, theatre, ballet,
museums, sports, gaming, shopping galore and many downtown
apartments. St. Louis truly is the
best of both worlds – small and big alike!
Approximately 2,600,000 in the metropolitan area. The City of St.
Louis has approximately 375,000 residents, while St. Louis County
has approximately 1,000,000.
Cost of Living
Index: 99.95 (National Average: 100)
Cost: $103,000 (National Average: $143,000).
Average temperatures in the summer range from 57°F to 90°F degrees,
and in the winter from below 0°F to 55°F degrees. The average annual
rainfall is 38 inches, with an average annual snowfall of 20 inches.
Storms are common throughout the year, and at times they can bring a
path of destruction with lightning, heavy winds and a torrent of
Central Standard Time, which is six hours behind Greenwich Mean
Time. When it's noon in St. Louis, it's 1 p.m. in Toronto, 6 p.m.
in London, and 4 a.m. in Sydney. Downtown apartments in St. Louis observes Daylight Saving
Time, which is in effect Apr 6-Oct 25.
Louis is the sixth largest Fortune 500 headquarters city in the
nation. Downtown St. Louis apartments are surrounded by major commercial enterprises including
Anheuser-Busch, Emerson Electric, Boeing (formerly McDonnell
Douglas), Enterprise Rent-a-Car, May Department Stores, and
Combined city and state sales tax is 6.6% (4.225% state and 1.775%
city). Hotel occupancy tax is 7.25%.
websites to visit to learn more about St. Louis and the downtown
apartments St. Louis has to offer: