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St. Louis County, MO Home Sale Statistics (June 2024)

We examined MLS data for 12,711 home sales in St. Louis County, MO, from June 2023 to June 2024.

We examined the top 30 municipalities by number of sales, including unincorporated St. Louis County.

Here’s what we found in the St. Louis housing market:

How Fast Are Homes Selling in St. Louis County?

Condos and villas sell the quickest, with a median cumulative time-on-market of 7 days.

Single-family homes sold a bit slower, with a median of 10 days.

Property TypesCDOM, MedianClosed Sales
Source: MARIS

When Do the Most Home Sales Happen?

Over the last 12 months, August 2023 had the most sales, followed by May 2024.

  1. August 2023: 1,440 sales
  2. May 2024: 1,273 sales
  3. July 2023: 1,267 sales
  4. September 2023: 1,215 sales
  5. October 2023: 1,174 sales

So far in 2024, market inventory has been hovering between 1 and 1.5 months.

St. Louis county mo closed home sales

Lower-Priced Homes Take Longer to Sell

Homes in St. Louis County priced at $70,000 or below took the longest to sell, with a Cumulative Days On Market (CDOM) of 27 days.

Here are the ranges with the highest median days on the market:

  1. $0 – $70,000: 27 days
  2. $70,001 – $100,000: 19 days
  3. $100,001 – $150,000: 15 days
  4. $150,001 – $200,000: 10 days
  5. $200,001 – $250,000: 8 days
St. Louis county mo median time on market

More homes sold between $150,000 and $200,000 compared to any other price range.

St. Louis county mo closed home sales

Unincorporated St. Louis County Wins By Volume

Unincorporated areas had the highest number of sales with 3,747 homes sold, significantly higher than any other municipality. Unincorporated STL County is the catch-all if a home is not located within a municipality.

High Median Sale Prices

Ladue had the highest median sale price at $1,100,000. It is consistently one of the most expensive areas in St. Louis County.

Highest median price ranked by municipalities with more than 90 closings (single-family, villa, condo):

  1. Ladue: $1,100,000
  2. Town and Country: $1,044,500
  3. Clayton: $685,000
  4. Des Peres: $681,250
  5. Wildwood: $5500,000
RankingMunicipalityMedian Sale PriceMedian CDOM
2Town and Country$1,044,5008
4Des Peres$681,2505
7Creve Coeur$458,5009
9Webster Groves$392,0005
Source: MARIS

High Sale-to-List Price Ratios

Webster Groves had the highest median sale-price-to-list-price ratio at 102.40%, which is great for sellers.

Here are the top municipalities by sale-to-list ratio:

  1. Webster Groves: 102.40%
  2. Des Peres: 101.70%
  3. (tie) Ballwin & Crestwood: 101.50%
  4. Maryland Heights: 101.40%
  5. Manchester: 101.10%

Of the 30 municipalities we examined, 17 had a median sale-to-list price ratio of 100%, and 9 had a median above 100%.

Here are the 4 areas with the lowest list-to-sale ratio:

  1. Jennings: 96.30%
  2. Berkeley: 98.10%
  3. Bellefontaine Neighbors: 98.30%
  4. Clayton: 99.50%

Affordable But Slow Markets

Jennings, MO had the lowest median sale price at $55,350, making it one of the most affordable areas in the county by sale price.

Jennings had the highest median time-on-market of 37 days. Ferguson had the second longest time-on-market of 28 days. These areas are seeing the slowest turnover when new homes are listed.

MunicipalityMedian CDOMMedian Sale Price
Bellefontaine Neighbors26$90,500
University City11$310,500
Source: MARIS

Luxury Home Statistics

We examined 850 sales over $800,000, which includes smaller municipalities that had too few sales to list above.

Luxury custom home in Wildwood, MO

Where Luxury Homes Sell the Fastest

Chesterfield, Clarkson Valley, and Glendale had the shortest time on the market of 4 days.

Olivette had the longest, 34 days, followed by Huntleigh with 23 days.

The hottest market for luxury sales was Sunset Hills, with a median sale-to-list price ratio of 111.10% based on 11 closings over $800,000.

Westwood had the lowest ratio of 91.90%.

Here’s the data for home sales above $800,000:

MunicipalityCDOM, MedianClosingsSale-to-List Ratio, Median
Clarkson Valley411100.00%
Sunset Hills511111.10%
Webster Groves514105.40%
Creve Coeur534100.00%
Des Peres623100.00%
Richmond Heights6698.20%
University City79100.00%
Town and Country85198.40%
Source: MARIS

Please note: This data does not include off-market sales that happened privately and were entered into the MLS retroactively.

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Tracy Sanders

Tracy Sanders was born and raised in St. Charles County but has lived in numerous towns all over the St. Louis metro area. After graduating from St. Dominic High School, she accepted a scholarship to play soccer at Indiana State University. There, she studied business and finance, which has made her invaluable to her clients navigating the housing market. She hit the ground running as soon as she got her real estate license and hasn't looked back. Tracy was named Rookie of the Year at Coldwell Banker after her first year being licensed. Her motto with clients is "one step at a time" because she understands the process can be unfamiliar and stressful. She prides herself on educating her clients throughout every step along the way, whether buying a home or selling.