Botanical Heights, St. Louis

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Botanical Heights
St. Louis neighborhood
Location of Botanical Heights within St. Louis
Location of Botanical Heights within St. Louis
Country United States
State Missouri
City St. Louis
Wards 17
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,037
 • Density 2,500/sq mi (980/km2)
ZIP code(s) Part of 63110
Area code(s) 314

Botanical Heights is a neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. Its former name was McRee Town. The Botanical Heights neighborhood is defined by Chouteau Avenue on the North, Interstate 44 on the South, 39th Street on the East and Vandeventer Avenue on the West. This near Southside neighborhood is located just north of the Shaw neighborhood.[2]


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2000 1,818 —    
2010 1,037 −43.0%

In 2010 Botanical Heights' population was 74.4% Black, 20.3% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, and 0.7% Some Other Race. 2.1% of the neighborhood's population was of Hispanic or Latino origin, 20.3% have a High school education.[3]

Racial composition 2010[4] 2000[5]
White 20.3% 6.8%
Black or African American 74.4% 89.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2.1% 2.4%
Asian 1.7% (X)

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Coordinates: 38°37′21″N 90°14′59″W / 38.6224°N 90.2497°W / 38.6224; -90.2497