McKinley Heights, St. Louis

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McKinley Heights
St. Louis neighborhood
Location of Benton Park within St. Louis
Location of Benton Park within St. Louis
Country United States
State Missouri
City St. Louis
 • Aldermen Phyllis Young
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,497
 • Density 6,800/sq mi (2,600/km2)
ZIP code(s) Part of 63104
Area code(s) 314

The McKinley Heights Neighborhood is an historic conservation district located in the near South Side of the City of St. Louis. The neighborhood is bounded by I-44 to the north, Jefferson Avenue to the west, and I-55 and Gravois Boulevard to the east and south. There are restaurants and entertainment in the adjacent Soulard and Lafayette Square neighborhoods. Three bus routes provide a commute downtown or throughout the City. There are three churches, the top Junior High School in the St. Louis region[citation needed], and several neighborhood businesses.


In 2010 McKinley Height's racial makeup was 48.3% White, 46.0% Black, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 4.1% Two or More Races, and 0.7% Some Other Race. 2.7% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin.[2]


Coordinates: 38°36′35″N 90°13′06″W / 38.6098°N 90.2183°W / 38.6098; -90.2183