At A Glance:

Population (2020): 6,278

Zip Code(s): 63131

Area Code: 314

Average Home Sale Price: $935,000


Frontenac was originally settled in the late 19th century as a summer retreat for wealthy residents of St. Louis. The area was known for its large mansions and estates. In 1955, the area was incorporated as a city.

Frontenac is known for its upscale shopping and dining options. The Frontenac Plaza Shopping Center is home to a number of high-end retailers and restaurants. The Plaza Frontenac movie theater is also a popular destination.

Frontenac has a strong sense of community and is home to a number of civic organizations and events. The Frontenac Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from May to October, and the city hosts an annual 4th of July celebration and a Halloween parade.

Despite its affluent reputation, Frontenac is also home to a diverse population and has a number of lower-income neighborhoods. The city has made efforts in recent years to improve housing options and support economic development in these areas.


Frontenac is located in western St. Louis County, Missouri. It is situated about 15 miles west of downtown St. Louis.


Frontenac is served by the Ladue School District. The district operates four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.

Top Employers

Some of the top employers in Frontenac include:

Dierbergs Markets

St. Louis County Government

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Maritz Inc.


Frontenac has a relatively low crime rate compared to other cities in the area.


Frontenac has several parks and recreation areas, including:

  • Westwood Park
  • Warson Woods Park
  • Ladue Reservoir

Noteworthy Places

Some noteworthy places in Frontenac include:

  • Frontenac Plaza Shopping Center
  • Plaza Frontenac movie theater
  • Frontenac Racquet Club


What is the population of Frontenac? 

The population of Frontenac is 6,278 (as of 2020).

What school district serves Frontenac? 

Frontenac is served by the Ladue School District.

What are some top employers in Frontenac?

Some top employers in Frontenac include Dierbergs Markets, St. Louis County Government, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Maritz Inc.

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