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University City (colloquially, U. City) is an inner-ring suburb of the city of St. Louis in St. Louis County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 35,371 in 2010 census. The city is one of the older suburbs in the St. Louis area, having been a streetcar suburb in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; much historic architecture remains in the southern, older portion of the city, particularly along Delmar Boulevard. The northern portions of the city, mostly developed after World War II, have more of a suburban feel with many shopping centers and other automobile-centered development. University City has much municipal open space, the largest parcels being 85-acre (340,000 m2) Heman Park (which includes recreation and community centers and public pool facilities) and Ruth Park (a public golf course and nature trails). The city has four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The University City school district is separately managed from other school districts in the area.


University City in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, Saint Louis also deserves a visit. Attractions in Saint Louis include Gateway Arch, Saint Louis Zoo, City Museum. A vacation to University City can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for University City*

  • Pollution Statistics in University City

    Know the pollution level of University City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 34.38 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.12 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • University City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is University City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in University City.

    • Burglary and Theft 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.07 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 74.55 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.27 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 58.04 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 73.18 (High)
    • Attacks 60.27 (High)
    • Drug offense 78.24 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 21.05 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 54.02 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75.93 (High)
  • Living in University City - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of University City is 186.09 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 33.68 (Low)
    • Climate Index 74.17 (High)
    • Pollution Index 34.67 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.26 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.47 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.17 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 150.23 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in University City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in University City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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