10 Wealthiest Neighborhoods in Missouri

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4) Westwood

Just minutes away from Country Life Acres and Huntleigh, Westwood is another St. Louis County neighborhood that wealthy Missourians favor. Westwood is a little over a half square mile and houses just under 300 residents, many of whom enjoy leisurely afternoons at the neighborhood’s country club. The median household income in 2010 was nearly $120,000, ensuring that folks here can afford the average $730,000-plus home. The homes in Westwood are both charming, modern. Home appreciation has risen more than 5%. This is a safe, familial neighborhood with the crime rates hovering at 60% less than the city of St. Louis. Almost one third of the households have children under 18. These families have excellent choices of public-school options, with nearby Laude and Parkway School Districts. Business management and healthcare are the most common fields of employment for Westwood residents.

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