St. Peters, MO

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Living in St. Peters

St. Peters is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 57,732 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, St. Peters is the 11th largest community in Missouri.

St. Peters real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although St. Peters house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Peters is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Peters is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Peters who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), sales jobs (11.21%), and management occupations (10.66%).

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

Because of many things, St. Peters is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making St. Peters a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, St. Peters has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, St. Peters’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of St. Peters citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.14% of adults in St. Peters have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in St. Peters in 2018 was $37,956, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,824 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in St. Peters is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.