Ladue, Missouri

St. Louis County


Ladue is a wealthy suburban community of the U.S. city of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, with 8645 inhabitants.

Ladue has the highest per capita income in municipalities with more than 1000 inhabitants in the state of Missouri and one of the highest in the entire United States.


Ladue is located at 38 ° 38'13 " north latitude and 90 ° 22'54 " west longitude. The city covers 22.3 square kilometers, which consist exclusively of land area.

Ladue is located approximately 20 km west of the town center of St. Louis. Will lead through this place Interstate 64, Interstate 170 in the east-west direction and the U.S. Highway 67 in the north-south direction. In the southeast of Ladue bends of U.S. Highway 61 west to Interstate 64

Demographic data

In the census of 2000 a population of 8,645 was determined. These distributed to 3,414 households in 2,598 families. The population density was 388.0 / km ². There were 3,557 buildings, which corresponds to a site density of 159.9 / km ².

The population was in 2000 from 96.83 % White, 0.88 % African American, 0.10 % Native Americans, 0.49 % Asian, and 0.25 % other. 0.45 % said to be descended from at least two of these groups. 0.78 % of the population were Hispanics who belonged to the various of the aforementioned groups.

Ladue is the place with the highest level of education in Missouri. 74.5 % of the adult population has a college degree ( or higher). 71.8 % have at least one [ Ladue is the place with the highest level of education in Missouri. 74.5 % of the adult population has a bachelor's degree.

24.5% were under the age of 18, 3.5 % from 18 to 24, 16.9% 25-44, 32.2% from 45 to 64 and 22.8 % 65 and older. The average age was 48 years. For every 100 females were statistically 91.2 men in the over 18 -year-olds 88.4.

The average income per household was $ 141,720, the average family income is $ 179,328. Men's income averaged $ 100,000 for women about $ 51,678. The per capita income amounted to $ 89,623. About 1.4 % of families and 2.1 % of the total population were income below the poverty line.

The proportion of land owners was 91.6 %.


Ladue is home to the John Burroughs School and the Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, two of the most prestigious private high schools in the St. Louis area.

The headquarters of the St. Louis Country Library ( Library of the St. Louis County) is located on Lindbergh Boulevard in Ladue.