It also is home to St. Louis Country Club, The Bogey Club, Deer Creek Club and Old Warson Country Club.
Famous residents, past and present, include:
Ladue is home to two of the St. Louis area's most prestigious private schools, Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) and the John Burroughs School. It is also known for the quality of its public school district.
Ladue is located at (38.636889, -90.381722).
Ladue is Missouri's best educated city, proportionately, with 74.5% of adult residents (25 and older) holding an associate degree or higher, and 71.8% of adults possessing a baccalaureate degree or higher (2000 Census).
There were 3,414 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $141,720, and the median income for a family was $179,328. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $51,678 for females. The per capita income for the city was $89,623. About 1.4% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.
The home ownership rate (owner-occupied housing units to total units) is 91.6%.
In 1998, a 32,000 square foot French Chateau, the largest home in St. Louis and St. Louis County, named Chateau Deux Sources, was built in Ladue on Twin Springs Lane by Dennis and Judy Jones, .