Asbury is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 190 people and just one neighborhood, Asbury is the 509th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Asbury was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Asbury economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Asbury, where the median household income is $65,893.00.
Asbury is a blue-collar town, with 42.02% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Asbury is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Asbury who work in office and administrative support (34.63%), healthcare (5.84%), and business and financial occupations (4.67%).
Also of interest is that Asbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Asbury has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Asbury has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Asbury than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Asbury may be for you.
In Asbury, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Asbury is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Asbury are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.43% of adults in Asbury having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Asbury in 2018 was $18,369, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,476 for a family of four. However, Asbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Asbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Asbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Asbury include German, Scandinavian, English, European, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Asbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 37 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 91.5% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Missouri, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Missouri. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Asbury are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 60.7% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 41.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 12.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.1%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Asbury, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.