Olivette, MO

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Living in Olivette

Olivette is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,504 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Olivette is the 94th largest community in Missouri.

Olivette home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Olivette real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Olivette is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Olivette is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olivette who work in management occupations (14.18%), teaching (13.80%), and business and financial occupations (9.34%).

Also of interest is that Olivette has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.30% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Olivette is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Olivette really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Olivette perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Olivette, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Olivette is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.40% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Olivette in 2018 was $51,402, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,608 for a family of four.

Olivette is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Olivette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olivette residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Olivette include German, English, Russian, Irish, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Olivette's cultural character, accounting for 18.58% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Olivette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and African languages.

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