Dellwood, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dellwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Dellwood had a population of 5,000 as of July 1, 2018. Dellwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dellwood is located at latitude 38.7562 and longitude -90.2767 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dellwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.

The City of Dellwood (GNIS ID: 2394504) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Dellwood is located within Township of Ferguson, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dellwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Dellwood, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,000
Population in Households 4,998
Population in Familes 4,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 4,840
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $48,415
Average Household Income $58,836
Per Capita Income $22,063


Total Housing Units 1,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,329 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $90,228
Average Home Value $113,826


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,275
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% 0.0%
Households -0.09% -0.03%
Families -0.56% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Dellwood, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dellwood to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 87th
Population Density # 28 97th
Diversity Index # 134 87th
Median Household Income # 421 59th
Per Capita Income # 619 40th

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