Open main menu

Botanical Heights is a neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. Its former name was McRee Town. The Botanical Heights neighborhood is defined by Chouteau Avenue on the North, Interstate 44 on the South, 39th Street on the East and Vandeventer Avenue on the West. This near Southside neighborhood is located just north of the Shaw neighborhood.[2]

Botanical Heights
Houses in Botanical Heights, October 2012
Houses in Botanical Heights, October 2012
Location of Botanical Heights within St. Louis
Location of Botanical Heights within St. Louis
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CitySt. Louis
Wards17
Area
 • Total0.41 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total1,037
 • Density2,500/sq mi (980/km2)
ZIP code(s)
Part of 63110
Area code(s)314
Websitestlouis-mo.gov

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
2000 1,818—    
2010 1,037−43.0%

In 2010 Botanical Heights' population was 74.4% Black, 20.3% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, and 0.7% Some Other Race. 2.1% of the neighborhood's population was of Hispanic or Latino origin, 20.3% have a High school education.[3]

Racial composition 2010[4] 2000[5]
White 20.3% 6.8%
Black or African American 74.4% 89.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2.1% 2.4%
Asian 1.7% (X)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Census Summary By Neighborhoods Archived September 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Neighborhood Data Profile for Botanical Heights Archived September 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ http://dynamic.stlouis-mo.gov/census/neigh_comp.cfm
  4. ^ "The City of St. Louis Missouri". City of St. Louis.
  5. ^ "The City of St. Louis Missouri". City of St. Louis.

Coordinates: 38°37′21″N 90°14′59″W / 38.6224°N 90.2497°W / 38.6224; -90.2497