At the beginning of West County lies the community of Des Peres. Des Peres’ real estate ranges from affordable established ranch homes to new, custom, luxury estates.
Formally established in 1934, Des Peres experienced rapid residential development that transformed the rural area into a major urban center. From 1950 to 1960, the population of Des Peres nearly tripled. In addition to new subdivisions being built, the area is also experiencing redevelopment in existing neighborhoods resulting in older homes being replaced with new construction.
Population - 8,466
Median Household Income - $85,063
Average Home Value - $372,339
School Districts: Parkway and Ladue