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
Wards
Government
 • Aldermen Phyllis Young
Area
 • 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
Website stlouis-mo.gov

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.

Demographics[edit]

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]

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