St. Louis is an independent city of the state of Missouri. It is located on the western bank of the Mississippi River, marking the border with Illinois. The city is one of the largest in the country. Many major corporations have their home in the metro area. It is also home to two professional sports teams. The area has a low cost of living and a central location in the country which allure many, including companies to relocate here. St. Louis has its own famous cuisine, including the toasted ravioli. The city has largely been shaped by music, mainly jazz, blues, and ragtime.
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St Louis Housing Statistics According to US News the average cost of buying a home in St. Louis is approximately $163,000, which is well below the national average. The cost of buying a home varies greatly depending on the neighborhood. Many homes in the city core are cheaper compared to the homes in the surrounding neighborhoods. The cost of living in St. Louis is low, compared to the national average.
Living in St Louis St. Louis is a major city with something to offer everyone, including a variety of attractions such as local museums, attractions, music, performing venues, and places of worship.
The Gateway Arch marks downtown St. Louis and a historic center that includes the Federal courthouse, major churches, a public library, businesses, and retail.Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, is the oldest Roman Catholic cathedral west of the Mississippi River, and also the oldest church in the city.
Unique city and regional cuisine reflecting various immigrant groups include toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake, provel cheese, the slinger, the Gerber sandwich, the St. Paul sandwich, and St. Louis-style pizza.
The city is home to two major league sports teams, the St. Louis Cardinals of the Major League Baseball, and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. There are many teams at the minor league and collegiate level.
Transportation and commutes in St Louis Almost every working St. Louis residents commute to work by driving alone, or commute via carpool. Local bus service in the city is provided by the Bi-State Development Agency via MetroBus. The metro area is served by Metrolink and is a light rail system.
Inter-bus service is mainly provided by Greyhound Lines, Inc. Inter-city rail service is provided by Amtrak's Lincoln Service, to and from Chicago; Missouri River Runner, to and from Kansas City. The city is also a stop on Amtrak's Texas Eagle between Chicago and San Antonio. St. Louis Lambert International Airport if the areas major airport. The airport operates daily flights to over 90 domestic and international destinations.