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Ballwin, Missouri

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Ballwin, Missouri
Vlasis Park in Ballwin, Missouri, March 2000
Vlasis Park in Ballwin, Missouri, March 2000
Location of Ballwin in St. Louis County and Missouri
Location of Ballwin in St. Louis County and Missouri
Ballwin is located in Missouri
Ballwin
Ballwin
Location in Missouri
Ballwin is located in the United States
Ballwin
Ballwin
Ballwin (the United States)
Ballwin is located in North America
Ballwin
Ballwin
Ballwin (North America)
Coordinates: 38°35′41″N 90°32′54″W / 38.59472°N 90.54833°W / 38.59472; -90.54833
Country United States
State Missouri
CountySt. Louis
IncorporatedDecember 29, 1950[1]
Government
 • MayorTim Pogue
Area
 • Total8.98 sq mi (23.26 km2)
 • Land8.98 sq mi (23.26 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
630 ft (192 m)
Population
 • Total30,404
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
30,082
 • Density3,350.26/sq mi (1,293.57/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
FIPS code29-03160[5]
GNIS feature ID0755721[6]
Websiteballwin.mo.us

Ballwin is a southwestern suburb of St. Louis, located in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 30,404 as of the 2010 census.

History

Ballwin was established in 1837.[7] The community was named for John Ball, who settled at the town site in 1804.[8] A post office called Ballwin has been in operation since 1866.[9]

Geography

Ballwin is located at 38°35′41″N 90°32′54″W / 38.59472°N 90.54833°W / 38.59472; -90.54833 (38.594820, −90.548420).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.99 square miles (23.28 km2), all land.[11]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
185084
1880159
19605,710
197010,65686.6%
198012,65618.8%
199021,81672.4%
200031,28343.4%
201030,404−2.8%
Est. 201930,082[4]−1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census[3] 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.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 31,283 people, 11,797 households, and 8,942 families living in the city. The population density was 3,494.6 people per square mile (1,349.5/km2). There were 12,062 housing units at an average density of 1,347.4 per square mile (520.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 75.39% White, 10.50% African American, 0.22% Native American, 5.27% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population.

There were 11,797 households, out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $66,458 and the median income for a family was $77,021 (these figures had risen to $76,931 and $94,989 respectively as of a 2007 estimate[12]). Males had a median income of $56,056 versus $32,202 for females. The per capita income for the city was $29,520. About 2.0% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Ballwin is home to many schools within Parkway School District, including Claymont,[13][14] Henry,[15] Oak Brook,[16] and Sorrento Springs[17] elementary schools, and Parkway West High School.[18]

Ballwin also contains several schools within Rockwood School District, including Marquette High School, including Ballwin,[19] Westridge,[20] and Woerther[21] elementary schools, as well as Selvidge Middle School.[22]

A private school in Ballwin is Holy Infant Catholic School; grades include Pre-K to Eighth Grade.

Business

Lion's Choice, a roast beef fast food chain, was founded in Ballwin.

Religion

Several Churches, Mosques and Synagogues exist in the city. The Hindu Temple of St. Louis is also located there on Weidman Road.

Salem in Ballwin United Methodist Church is located along Manchester Road, in the heart of Ballwin. The church was founded in 1846 by Brother H. Hohmann, a German immigrant involved with the German Methodist Episcopal Church.[23] The original church was built in 1870, and traditional Methodist services are still conducted each Sunday inside.[24] During 21st century renovations, a sign was discovered within the church that is thought to have hung within the original 1870 church, which reads: "ehre sei gott in der höhe," meaning "Glory to God in the highest."[25] The sign was once again hung up in the church and can be found at the rear of the sanctuary. Despite its small size, the church is involved in assisting an orphanage located in South Africa.[24]

Parks

Queeny Park is a park in Ballwin and part of the St. Louis County Park System.

Vlasis Park[26] is a park is the largest park in Ballwin, MO. It is located North of Manchester Road between Seven Trails Dr., Ball Park Drive, and Holloway Road.Vlasis Park covers 31 acres and features a baseball diamond, a playground, four tennis courts, restrooms, two ponds (one of which is stocked with fish), two pavilions, a walking path, and a sand volleyball court.

References

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  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "St. Louis County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  8. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 359.
  9. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  12. ^ Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder - Community Facts". factfinder.census.gov. Archived from the original on 10 February 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  13. ^ "This Page Has Moved". www.pkwy.k12.mo.us. Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  14. ^ http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/hanna/ Archived 2010-08-15 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2011-01-08
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  16. ^ http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/oakbrook/index.cfm Archived 2010-08-15 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2011-01-08
  17. ^ http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/sorrento/aboutSorrento.cfm Archived 2013-03-22 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2012-07-15
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  23. ^ St. Louis County Library (August 2014). "History of Salem German Methodist Episcopal Church, Ballwin, Missouri" (PDF).
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  26. ^ "City of Ballwin - About Our Parks". www.ballwin.mo.us. Retrieved 2020-09-22.

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