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Crestwood is a city in St. Louis County. The population was 11,863 at the 2000 census.


Crestwood is located at 38°33′27″N, 90°22′34″W (38.557552, -90.376152).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 mi², all land.

Crestwood is home to three public parks, including Crestwood Park, featuring baseball and soccer fields, a playground, and tennis courts, and Whitecliff Park, featuring the Crestwood Community Center and the Crestwood Aquatic Center, a public water park. Adjacent to Whitecliff Park in the small city of Grantwood Village, is the animal reserve owned by Anheuser-Busch called Grant's Farm, which is free and open to the public during the summer.


As of the census of 2000, there were 11,863 people, 5,111 households, and 3,521 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,296.2/mi². There were 5,214 housing units at an average density of 1,448.7/mi². The racial makeup of the city was 96.41% White, 0.72% African American, 0.19% Native American, 1.45% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 5,111 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,185, and the median income for a family was $64,240. Males had a median income of $46,473 versus $31,934 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,793. About 1.5% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 1.6% of those age 65 or over.


Business in Crestwood has historically been centered around Crestwood Plaza, which is owned by Westfield. In recent years, the number of empty shop space in the mall has grown. This may be due to the renovation of nearby West County mall.


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