St. Louis, Missouri - Facts & Figures
St. Louis, Missouri is a major port on the eastern side of the state and the 58th largest city in the United States. The city is home to many Fortune 500 companies including Sigma-Aldrich, Peabody Energy, and Ameren. The city boasts one of the most successful and oldest franchises in Major League Baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals. The city's most famous landmark is the 630-foot Gateway Arch, designed by Eero Saarinen in 1965. The Gateway Arch symbolizes St. Louis as the gateway to the American West. The city is home to more than 100 parks and two national research universities, Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University.
- Population: 319,008
- Industries: Accommodation and food services, Educational services, Construction, Public administration, Health care, Professional, scientific, and technical services, Administrative and support and waste management services
- Area Codes: 314
- ZIP Codes: 63110
- Surrounding Cities: Wellston, Maplewood, Hillsdale, Richmond Heights, Brooklyn, IL, Uplands Park, Clayton, Pine Lawn