Webster Groves was named as Missouri’s 2013 Creative Community by the Missouri Arts Council. The City is known for its long-standing foundation in the arts, with cultural anchors such as The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, The Community Music School and Webster University.
The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named Webster Groves as Missouri’s safest city
In 2021, Webster Groves was named as Missouri’s safest city by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The City logged a crime rate just above 1 per 1,000 in 2018, while its property crime rate is just one-third of the national rate.
Webster Groves is committed to providing professional, efficient, and responsible services and to working with citizens to enhance its position as a premier place to live, work, and raise a family in a traditional yet progressive community.
Webster Groves welcomes and supports the unique and individual qualities of each resident, business owner, employee and visitor to our community. We are committed to promoting diversity, respectful conduct, and equitable service; we strive to be an inclusive place for all; and we condemn discrimination. In all that we do as a City, we pledge to treat everyone with equity and without bias, regardless of their race, creed, religion, language, national origin, gender identity, marital status, familial status, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, income, physical appearance, or ability.