St. Louis is filled with many unique communities that offer lifestyle advantages to residents.
Brentwood, MO is one of those places. It is the ideal place to live for St. Louis residents who prefer historic homes, convenient shopping, easy access to just about everywhere in the region and excellent schools. Most of the homes in the community of Brentwood are smaller than what you would find in the newer suburbs, but that doesn’t stop home buyers from snatching them up.
Just on the edge of Brentwood is one of my favorite small parks. Tilles park is big enough to offer lots to do while small enough to walk the trail that loops through the entire park in just a few minutes.
Close to Everything:
Brentwood has a lot of shopping and dining inside the city limits, plus many more options in the neighboring communities. In 5-10 minutes, you can get to the Galleria Mall, Clayton’s business & fine dining district and Maplewood’s trendy strip. You can also get to the airport, downtown, Washington University, BJC Hospitals and more from the Brentwood MetroLink station.
Here are just a handful of the popular businesses inside the Brentwood city limits.
Brentwood School District:
Brentwood, MO has one of the smallest school districts in the St. Louis region, but that doesn’t stop it from doing a great job educating their students.
Brentwood School District has 1 high school, 1 middle school, 2 elementary schools and an early childhood center.
The Department of Education has reported for 2013:
- 772 students
- 97% graduation rate
- 84% of graduating students enter a 2 or 4 year college/university
- student/teacher ratio is 11:1
- 88% of students took the ACT exam with a composite score of 23.7
Living in Brentwood:
Brentwood is a great place to buy a home. It is a highly educated community with 58% of residents over 18 having obtained a bachelor degree or more.
While the vast number of residents report that they drive to work, 31% have a commute time that is under 15 minutes and 82% have a commute that is less than 30 minutes.
The homes in Brentwood area currently increasing in value faster than the typical St. Louis County home (3.7% vs 2.5%) and only 4% of the properties are reported to be vacant.
In the last year, 135 homes sold in Brentwood. Homes ranged in price between $75,000 and $790,000 with a median sale price of $195,000. While there were homes that were bigger and smaller, the median home had 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1,259 square feet (not including finished basement space).
There were also 81 condos that sold priced between $65,000 and $200,000 (median sale price of $124,500). The median condo had 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and 966 square feet.
Data obtained for this report came from MARIS, National Association of Realtors RPR and MO Department of Eduction.
Brentwood, MO Homes for Sale:
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