Chesterfield, the largest city in West St. Louis County and 14th largest in Missouri, is undergoing what some are calling a construction boom. Two new outlet malls and a brand new Hyatt Hotel are undergoing construction, joining an already bustling local business economy. If you’re considering relocating you’ll discover our city’s diversity as evidenced by the range of home styles including Colonial, Tudor, French, contemporary and more.
Shopping, Dining, Entertainment
More than any suburb of St. Louis, Chesterfield is known as a premiere shopping/dining destination. Locally there are over 150 restaurants, and literally hundreds of retail stores. Here you’ll find everything from local mom and pop shops all the way up to the big box superstores. Popular shopping centers include the Chesterfield Mall and Chesterfield Commons.
The Chesterfield Amphitheater can seat up to 3,000 people as the local host of everything from movie night to musical performances.
Parks and Recreation
The city’s multiple parks feature ball fields, walking/jogging trails, playgrounds, community meeting space and more.
The Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex is a 176 acre complex in the Valley consisting of 18 baseball/softball fields, baseball practice fields, 9 soccer fields, football practice fields, 2 football game fields, multi purpose fields, 4 concession buildings, 2 playgrounds and multiple parking lots.
Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center has a leisure pool with the AquaPlay Unit, three slides, a splash playground, competition pool, two diving boards and a lazy river.
According to the most recent information available from CityData, the median household income for homes in Chesterfield was $95,294 compared to the state of Missouri’s average of $45,229.
The median house and condo values for homes in Chesterfield was $355,670 compared to the state of Missouri’s average at $139,700.
The city’s population as of 2011 was at 47,476.
Schools, Health, Transportation
Chesterfield is home to Logan College of Chiropractic at 1851 Schoettler Rd. Other colleges and universities near Chesterfield include St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, St. Louis Community College-Meramec in Kirkwood, Lindenwood University in St. Charles, and Webster University, Washington University – St. Louis, University of Missouri-St Louis, and St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, all located in St. Louis.
Passenger train service is provided by Amtrak. The Kirkwood Train Station is located at 110 W. Argonne Rd, in Kirkwood, and the nearest St. Louis Station is located at 550 S. 16th St.
Bus service is provided by Metro Transit which connects all the suburbs to St. Louis.
Locally in Chesterfield St. Luke’s Hospital is located at 232 S Woods Mill Rd. Other hospitals and medical centers near Chesterfield include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital about 6 miles away in Creve Coeur, St. Johns Mercy Medical Center about 6 miles away in St. Louis, and the Missouri Baptist Medical Center about 7 miles away in Town and Country.
- Chesterfield City Data
- Chesterfield in the News
- Chesterfield at GreatSchools.org
- Parkway School District
- Chesterfield on Wikipedia
- Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
- City of Chesterfield
- Chesterfield Weather