Ballwin, MO


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Ballwin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 30,577 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 89.13% 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 (14.91%), management occupations (12.96%), and office and administrative support (10.85%).

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.

Because of many things, Ballwin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ballwin 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, Ballwin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ballwin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Ballwin is a pretty powerful place. 54.17% 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 2010 was $41,060, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,240 for a family of four.

Ballwin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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