Town and Country

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Town and Country is a city in St. Louis County. The population was 10,894 at the 2000 census. Town and Country has the second highest median household income of any city in Missouri with more than 1,000 households, and also has one of the highest median incomes for any city in the United States. The city is a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri and is home to Bellerive Country Club.


Town and Country is located at 38°37′52″N, 90°28′18″W (38.631002, -90.471581).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 mi², all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 10,894 people, 3,593 households, and 2,849 families residing in the city. The population density was 916.8/mi². There were 3,741 housing units at an average density of 314.8/mi². The racial makeup of the city was 90.16% White, 2.01% African American, 0.06% Native American, 6.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 3,593 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $139,967, and the median income for a family was $167,875. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $41,691 for females. The per capita income for the city was $69,347. About 1.4% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over.


Many international companies have their headquarters located within Town and Country's business parks.


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