Ballwin, MO
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Living in Ballwin


Ballwin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 30,082 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ballwin is the 19th largest community in Missouri.

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

Ballwin is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ballwin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ballwin who work in sales jobs (13.64%), management occupations (12.29%), and office and administrative support (10.84%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Ballwin 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, Ballwin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ballwin 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.

If knowledge is power, Ballwin is a pretty powerful place. 56.43% of the adults in Ballwin have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Ballwin in 2018 was $48,192, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,768 for a family of four.

The people who call Ballwin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ballwin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ballwin include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

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