St. Louis’ first true suburb, the city of Kirkwood, Missouri, was established in 1853 and named after James P. Kirkwood, builder of the Pacific Railroad which runs through the town. The historic train station is now the center of a charming downtown shopping district. This quaint town has a population around 27,000 and is only about a 22 minute drive to Downtown Saint Louis. Kirkwood, a family friendly community, is known for its turn of the century homes, nationally recognized schools, small-town charm, and community pride. According to Niche, Kirkwood School District is the #2 best school district in Missouri! The school district was chartered in 1865 and is one of the oldest west of the Mississippi River. Most Kirkwood School District neighborhoods are within walking or biking distance to one of the district’s five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. Kirkwood has a wide range of architectural styles from Italianate, Greek Revival, Craftsman, Bungalow, Cape Cod, Folk Victorian to Mid-Century Modern and new construction. No matter your preference in architecture, there’s a variety of Kirkwood homes for sale to choose from. In 2018, the median home price in Kirkwood is $331,500. The average age of all Kirkwood residents is 42 with approximately 43% of the population consisting of families with kids under age 18. Beautiful parks and recreation facilities, a booming business community, and old town charm with new suburban vitality attract many people to move to this vibrant city with rich heritage. If you’re looking for Kirkwood homes for sale, you’ve come to the right place. At the bottom of this page we have a curated list of Kirkwood homes for sale right now.
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“Love the character and small-town feel. There really is nothing like it. We do have a town center and excellent schools that rank in top 5 in all of Missouri. Love the trees and walk ability. Many places to shop and dine or catch a play or listen to a concert!”
“Kirkwood is an amazing community with many different things to do. A beautiful down town and many traditions make this city even better. Best school district in the state.”
“I love the downtown. It is a fun, kid-friendly area with great food. The schools are excellent. It is so safe and a great place to raise a family.”
“Very comfortable downtown area, and then big name stores on outskirts. A progressive suburb with many historical sites, which works hard at increasing diversity and things to do throughout the year. Many people move here for the schools. Real estate is on the higher end, but available at most price points.”
“Small town feel in urban environment. Location is centrally located and family friendly. City manages most of public services resulting in great service and affordability.”
“Great small -town-feel suburb in the middle of St. Louis county. Walkable to boutiques, restaurants, bars and even an Amtrak train station.”