Wentzville, MO

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Living in Wentzville

Wentzville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 44,372 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Wentzville is the 15th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Wentzville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Wentzville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Wentzville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Wentzville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $93,602.00.

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

Wentzville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wentzville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wentzville who work in management occupations (13.15%), office and administrative support (12.99%), and sales jobs (10.80%).

Also of interest is that Wentzville 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: 8.24% 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, Wentzville 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, Wentzville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wentzville 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.

Wentzville is a decent-sized city, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the city has no real transit system.

The citizens of Wentzville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.98% of adults in Wentzville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wentzville in 2018 was $35,631, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,524 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Wentzville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.