Reasons We Love O'Fallon MO

March 29, 2024

Reasons We Love O'Fallon

Houston Homes, LLC builds anywhere you want to live in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties of Missouri. One of the most sought-after areas for new housing is the St. Charles County suburb of O’Fallon. With a population of 91,825, O’Fallon is the largest suburban area in the St. Louis region. The city spans just over 30 square miles which run along Interstates 64 and 70 between Lake St. Louis and St. Peters.

Located along two major interstates and close to St. Louis Lambert International Airport, the City of O’Fallon is consistently ranked as one of the most affordable cities in which to live or grow a business. Its Economic Development Department and non-profit Chamber of Commerce and Industries are pro-active when it comes to locating, retaining and expanding business operations in O’Fallon, with an eye on new business development, quality economic growth, and job creation for its residents.

In fact, ranks O’Fallon, MO in its top 10 Most Up-and-Coming Small Cities for Financial Prosperity in the Midwest. O’Fallon earns the ranking due to its low unemployment rate, low crime statistics, and significant population growth. Where Missouri’s average household income is $63,594 (Source:, residents in the City of O’Fallon, MO earn on average $105,240.

Top Employers in O’Fallon, MO - Click link to view more…

  1. MasterCard
  2. True Manufacturing
  3. Citi
  4. CarShield
  5. SAK Construction
  6. Progress West Hospital
  7. MEMC
  8. Aldi
  9. Cosmos Corporation
  10. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  11. Air Evac Lifeteam
  12. Bauch+Lomb Synergetics
  13. Nortek Global HVAC
  14. O’Fallon Casting

Nationally Recognized Best Place to Live

O’Fallon, Missouri was recently named Most Livable Small City in US by and #3 Best Place to Raise a Family in St. Charles County by

According to ratings by, O’Fallon scores A-ratings in Public Schools, Housing, Good for Families, Jobs, Outdoor Activities, and top rankings in Cost of Living, Crime & Safety, Nightlife, Diversity, Weather, Health & Fitness, and Commute.

Nationally-Ranked Schools

The Fort Zumwalt R-ll School District serves 17,276 students in grades PK-12 with a 12:1 student-teacher ratio. For six consecutive years, US News & World Report has ranked Fort Zumwalt School District’s four high schools among America’s best. The area also offers an array of quality private schools.

Healthy Living and Family Fun 

O’Fallon, Missouri is home to a number of great parks and recreational venues to provide healthy living and family fun to residents and the community at large. 

  • CarShield Field 

Everyone loves this modern baseball stadium with seating, concessions, private tent suites and other family-fun amenities. CarShield Field is home to the O’Fallon Hoots, a collegiate summer baseball team playing in the Prospect League. The Hoots have just released their 28 home game schedule for the summer of 2024.

  • Civic Park

This 20-acre park is a local favorite! Check out its picnic pavilion, bandstand, horse shoe pits and two playgrounds. One of the playgrounds at Civic Park is ADA accessible with an ADA-compliant walking path. Civic Park is also home to Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, The O’Fallon Historical Society’s Log Cabin Museum, Krekel Civic Center, O’Fallon Jammin’ Concert Series, Gaga Ball Pit, and the annual Whiskers & Wags pet expo and adoption event.

  • Dames Park

Athletes and fans alike love the 59-acres Dames Park with its 3 fields for football, soccer and lacrosse. Dames Park also features two playgrounds, two pickleball courts, three pavilions, restrooms, concession stand (open during games), and a one-mile walk/bike path. Dames Park is home to Omer Dames War Memorial which commemorates the St. Charles County soldier who was killed during the Vietnam war.

  • Fort Zumwalt Park

Fort Zumwalt historical park features a rebuilt War of 1812 Zumwalt Fort and the historic Heald Home (circa 1884). Heald Home which overlooks the park’s beautiful 3.5-acre Lake Whetsel. Fort Zumwalt Park is the perfect way to spend a day fishing, picnicking, playing on the playground, teeing off at ‘The Fort’ disc golf course, and strolling through the scenic 48-acre park.

  • Knaust Park 

This 6-acre neighborhood park is perfect for an afternoon stroll, a game of badminton or catch, and fun on the playground. Knaust Park offers a multi-purpose course for basketball or roller hockey and a quarter mile walking path.

  • O’Day Park

57-acre gem featuring the area’s first adventure playground with ropes course, group swings, wooden log climbers, slides, water play at O’Day Creek Experience Area, picnic tables, and Teen Overlook. O’Day Lodge offers meeting, banquet and conference center, outdoor amphitheater. Amphitheater is home to free concerts, educational and theater performances. Miles of paved and natural paths. Group camping available for youth organizations such as the Girl Scouts.

  • Ozzie Smith Sports Complex 

Ozzie Smith Sports Complex is a 76-acre park named for St. Louis Cardinals’ Hall-of-Fame shortstop, Ozzie Smith, and is dedicated to the love of baseball and softball. The Ozzie Smith Sports Complex is home to CarShield Field and seven lighted outdoor softball/baseball diamonds. League play, restrooms, concessions and playground. Fields are available for rental. The Ozzie Smith Sports Complex is home to the Independence Day holiday weekend Heritage & Freedom Fest and the O’Fallon Public Works Fair. 

  • Renaud Center

The O’Fallon Renaud Center is an indoor sports complex that offers something for all ages! Explore the O’Fallon Swim Academy, indoor pool with waterpark, gymnasium, youth sports leagues, gymnastics class, dance and tumbling classes, and preschool and summer camp activities to help support working parents. The Renaud fitness center features a weight room, personal training and aerobics classes. Cultural arts events are often scheduled at the center. With so many fun activities, it’s no wonder that the Renaud Center is a popular location for kids’ birthday parties.

  • Sports Park

Sports Park is 95 acres built for action! This 12-field soccer complex is home to the 66,000 square foot Renaud Center and offers two playgrounds, two pavilions, a Children’s Garden, and restrooms and concessions (open during games).

  • Westhoff Park

Westhoff Park in O’Fallon features two lighted baseball diamonds, two lighted softball fields, two pee wee fields, multi-use courts for roller hockey, basketball and pickleball. The park also includes horseshoe pits, sand volleyball, tennis courts, Westhoff Plaza skate and BMX park, a splash pad, two playgrounds including Brendan’s all-inclusive playground and pavilion. 

Living in O’Fallon means easy access to local breweries, the Rock & Jump Trampoline Park, restaurants galore, and Missouri’s Wine Country (nearby Augusta, MO). Plus, O’Fallon offers some of the area’s finest shopping destinations, including:

  • Overstock Outlet
  • St. Louis Premium Outlets
  • Meadows of Lake St. Louis
  • Von Maur at The Meadows
  • Farmers Markets
  • Thrift Shops
  • Flea Markets and Antique Shops
  • Art Galleries

If you’re considering relocating to O’Fallon, Missouri, consider building a new construction Houston home. Houston Homes, LLC offers 12 floor plans at Riverdale in the O’Fallon area, under the St. Paul water tower – just 7 minutes north of l-70, off of highway 79.

The Riverdale new home community just recently opened and offers 28 level home sites with 53 acres of common ground, three lakes, two parks and a picnic pavilion, plus street lights and sidewalks. Available ranch, 1.5 story and 2-story plans range in size from 1,419 sq. ft. to over 3,000 sq. ft. and start in the $300s. 

Every Houston home constructed at Riverdale includes our impressive standard features: stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, dovetail constructed all-wood kitchen cabinetry with soft close doors and drawers, adult height vanities, Pella windows, architectural shingles, built-in PestShield, low maintenance siding, exterior coach lighting, full yard sod, professional landscape package and much more. 

Additionally, home buyers choose all of their own fixtures and finishes to personalize every aspect of their new Houston home. Visit our New Home Design Center in Winghaven or take a virtual tour now.

Build a Houston Home. Build a Better Home for a Better Price.


Houston Homes, LLC of St. Louis, MO is a two-generations, local family-owned builder of new home communities and custom homes in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties. Base pricing starts in the mid-$200,000’s. To learn more about Houston Homes, LLC, please visit or call 636-851-7828. Build a Houston Home. Build a Better Home for a Better Price.

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