St. Louis Fun Facts

Are you considering buying real estate in St. Louis?  Here are some fun facts about our city that you might not know!

  • Compared to the rest of the country, St. Louis' cost of living is 13.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
  • The average commute time in St. Louis is 27 minutes.
  • In 1912, The first successful parachute jump to be made from a moving airplane was made by Captain Berry in St. Louis.
  • Saint Louis University received a formal charter from the state of Missouri in 1832, making it the oldest University west of the Mississippi.
  • The Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis is the largest beer producing plant in the United States.
  • St. Louis boasts more free major visitor attractions than anywhere in the U.S. outside of the nation’s capital. The Saint Louis Art Museum, Science Center, and Zoo, History Museum, Museum of Westward Expansion, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Laumeier Sculpture Park, Citygarden and many other sites are open free of charge.